Book Review: The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak

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The Book with No Pictures By B.J. Novak
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780803741713

Genre: Humor

Summary: From Amazon.com ” You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . .

Image provided by The  Atlantic.comBLORK. Or BLUURF.

Even if the words are a preposterous song about eating ants for breakfast, or just a list of astonishingly goofy sounds like BLAGGITY BLAGGITY and GLIBBITY GLOBBITY.

Cleverly irreverent and irresistibly silly, The Book with No Pictures is one that kids will beg to hear again and again. (And parents will be happy to oblige.)

Awards: Currently, he is listed on various lists for awards and honors.

Thoughts: Amazing! I was and still am one of those people who depend on visuals. This book was wonderful to point out that a persons hearing is just as good as the visual. A wonderful book for those who are visually impaired and who can not see colors. It was wonderful to see that this would appeal to kids who just learning about participation, using their listening skills, as well as, following along with the book without actual pictures. The book did use color to add to the book, but they were primary colors, which is a great addition when going back through the book with the kids. This would be a great story time book that can involve everyone and would work for those who are 5 and up.

Pictures taken by Markita Dawson

Rate: 5/5

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