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The Red Book

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Wildly original wordless book deconstructs magic of reading.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

delightful, wordless story

My daughter and I have read this book many times. A delightful wordless story that you can talk about with your child and enjoy time and again.

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With stunning images and turns that surprise and delight, THE RED BOOK is not easily forgotten. Young readers enter a book that ultimately deconstructs the magic of books. It's a visual-only journey aided by vivid, simple pictures in watercolors, gouache, and ink. But altogether, it gets the brain of kids and adults alike firing on all cylinders, reminding readers of the wonder and awe books offer by simply showing us another world.

Kids will marvel at the magic of the storytelling: How is she seeing him and he seeing her at the same time? Where is she going? What happens to the book now? Parents will find the clever yet simple approach refreshing and impressive and likely a source of very engaging conversation.

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