Monday, December 1, 2014

This Librarian's Quick Picks: The Book With No Pictures

Book with no pictures by B.J. Novak book coverThe Book With No Pictures
by B. J. Novak
Dial (Sep. 30, 2014)
Picture Book -- kind of...


A book with no pictures “probably seems boring and serious. Except . . . Everything the words say, the person reading the book has to say." Genius!!!

Why You'll Love It:
  • If you love yelling, singing, and being generally goofy while reading to kids (like I do), this book was MADE for you!
  • Dynamic design, judicious use of color, and varied typeface and font size all work together to bring personality and expression to the story.
  • The text is presented through artful typography that visually conveys its changing tone to guide oral readings.
  • It has the words "Boo Boo Butt" in it. 
Who Should Read It:

I mean. Really anyone and everyone. But especially great for K-2 crowds. And here's a video...please watch!

What Else You Should Read:

There's really nothing else quite like this, but if I had to make a suggestion...

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