Join Spike, the little hedgehog with impressive prickles, on a rollicking rhyming adventure that is guaranteed to cause giggles. In this delightful picture book by award-winning author Jeanne Willis, get ready to laugh your pants off as you follow Spike's misadventures.
One fateful morning, after a particularly scary dream, Spike wakes up to a shocking discovery – he's completely bare, with no prickles in sight! Feeling embarrassed and exposed, Spike sets out on a quest to find something to cover himself up. From a paper lampshade to a teacup to a very stinky sock, he tries everything to hide his bare bottom. But, unfortunately, nothing seems to work, and the other animals can't help but giggle at poor Spike.
Just when he's feeling at his lowest, Spike stumbles upon a big bunch of balloons. Little does he know that these balloons will take him on an unexpected journey across the world. The adventure culminates in a satisfying POP! and a joyous, prickly party with all his friends.
This hilarious bedtime story will have young readers in fits of laughter as they follow Spike's outrageous misadventures. Jeanne Willis' clever rhymes and delightful storytelling will keep children engaged and amused from beginning to end.
"Balloons for Spike" is not only an uproarious tale but also a heartwarming story of embracing oneself and finding joy in unexpected places. With colorful illustrations and a lovable character, this picture book is a must-have addition to any child's bookshelf. So get ready for a bare-bottomed hedgehog's escapades, and enjoy the laughs, giggles, and smiles that this amusing tale will surely bring.