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This Is Not a Book

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This Is Not a Book

By Jean Jullien

Phaidon Press, Board Books, 9780714871127, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2016

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Description

A playfully deceptive format that encourages young readers to see things differently. Selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Books of 2016, Picture Books category

This is not a book - it's a laptop, a pair of hands to clap, a toolbox Each spread of this book is actually something else entirely, challenging young readers to see things quite differently

Turning the page and finding a full-sized image of piano keys will invite children to swing the book on its side for imaginative play; turning the page again to find a monster with its mouth wide open will prompt children to use the book to chomp everything around them The result stretches beyond the pages of this book, prompting readers to think creatively about other objects in their daily lives.

Created for ages 2-4 years



About the Author
Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer whose practice ranges from illustration, to photography and video, to costumes, installations, books, posters, and clothing. His clients include: The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Guardian, Tate, Channel 4, Nike, BMW, Colette, Byron Burger, and Carluccio's. He lives with his wife in London.
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