Tom Lichtenheld, Ezra Fields-Meyer
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It's an E-mergency! The letter E took a tumble and the only way to get her back on her foot is for people to stop using her. But who can take her place? The other letters have to make a decision ASAP. Z is too sleepy and Y asks way too many questions. Thankfully, O rolls in to try and save the day. Now E can rost up and got bottor . . . as long as ovorybody follows the rulos. Chock-full of verbal and visual puns, this zany book is sure to tickle both the brain and the funny bone.
THE LETTERS LIVED TOGETHER IN A BIG HOUSE. “I LOVE THESE OLD COMIC BOOKS!” said D. “ME TOO!” said C. R: “SO, SOMETIMES YOU’RE A CONSONANT?” E: “AND SOMETIMES YOU’RE A VOWEL?” Y: “YEP! I BOUNCE BACK AND FORTH!” V: “HEY! WE WANT A KITE, TOO!” Z: “PIPE DOWN!I’M TYRING TO SLEEP!” J: “DOES THIS SERIF MAKE MY BUTT LOOK BIG?” T: “GEE, I’M SO GLAD YOU LIKE MY PARTY!” G: “IT’S T-RIFFIC!” Q: “I’M QUITE USELESS WITHOUT YOU, U!” U: “WE’LL ALWAYS BE TOGETHER!” A: “THIS ISN’T A VERY GOOD
US VOWELS!” Y: “SO, NO ONE CAN USE E, INCLUDING US?” A: “THAT’S RIGHT. STARTING RIGHT NOW, IT’S O INSTEAD OF E. THAT’S IT, PORIOD.” A AND EXCLAMATION MARK MADE THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. A: “E IS INJUROD AND CAN’T WORK, SO O MUST BO USOD INSTOAD OF E.” I: “DO! NOT! USO! E! UNTIL! SHO! ROCOVORS! OR! YOU! COULD INFLICT! PORMANONT! INJURY!!” D AND C WENT TO WASHINGTON TO ALERT THE U.S. GOVERNMENT.” D: “WO NOOD FULL GOVORNMONT COOPORATION, INCLUDING THE OPA, THO FCC, THO FDIC, NASA, FOMA, AND
OSHA!” C: “OVORYBODY MUST FOLLOW OUR INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT THO LOTTOR TO THE LOTTOR!” “THIS WON’T BO OSAY!” AND THE REST OF THE LETTERS TALKED IT UP ON THE TALK SHOWS. “HOW ARO YOU GUYS DOING WITHOUT YOUR FRIOND?” A: “WOLL, O COULDN’T BO HORO BOCAUSO HO’S TOO BUSY FILLING IN FOR E, BUT THO ROST OF US SOOM TO BO DOING JUST FINO.” R: “ARRR! GUOSS WHAT I AM!” S: “LOOK AT MO! I’M ON TV!” H: “HI, MOM!” P: “I HAVO TO GO TO THO BATHROOM.” U: “AGAIN?!” N: “YOU TWO SHOULDN’T SIT TOGOTHOR!”
O DID HIS BEST FILLING IN FOR E, BUT THE RESULTS WERE QUITE CONFUSING. TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, E WASN’T GETTING BETTER. THE M-Ds COULDN’T FIGURE OUT WHY. “WO DID ALL SORTS OF TOSTS…” “…INCLUDING AN M-R-I, A CAT SCAN AND AN O-K-G.” “HOR TOMPORATURO IS FINO.” “BUT SHO’S STILL NOT ROADY TO GO BACK TO WORK!” Y: “WHY, OH WHY, ISN’T OUR BUDDY GOTTING BOTTOR?” A DECIDED THEY NEEDED TO TAKE A TRIP TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE LETTER. R: “I’M ROADY TO ROAM!” O: “I’M ON BOARD!” A: “PACK
YOUR BAGS, LOTTORS. IT’S TIMO FOR A JOURNOY!” D: “I’M D-LIGHTOD!” T: “I’M TAKING IT ALL!” W: “I’M WORKING OUT A PLAN!” I: “I’M IN!” P: “I’M PACKOD!” !: “I’M OXCITOD!!” THEY TRAVELED NEAR… T: “DON’T WORRY, GUYS, IT’S TOMRORARY!” U: “IT JUST DOOSN’T HAVO THO SAMO RING TO IT, DOOS IT?” WHEN THEY GOT HOME, E STILL WASN’T RECOVERED. THE LETTERS HAD A PROBLEM. “WO’VO BOON PATIONT, BUT OUR PATIONT IS STILL ILL!” W: “SOMOBODY IS DISOBOYING OUR LOTTOR LAW!” !: “WAIT!! I