Don't Look Now
Publication Date: May 12, 2009
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What's that behind you?Two brother each have something the other wants, and in order to get it they point and yell the only words in this playful book: "Don't look now but..." When one brother turns around the other laughs and grabs the object of his desire, but as the game escalates odd things start to happen... Dramatic candy-colored artwork and a freewheeling narrative make for a fresh take on sibling rivalry.
ED BRIANT lives in Portland, Maine.
“Colors are vibrant and add energy to the story, while changes in perspective (the dragon seems enormous) add excitement.” — School Library Journal
“In this near-wordless, comic book–style picture book, Briant offers an action-filled story about two brothers whose pranks and play take a turn toward the fantastic.” —Publishers Weekly
“The tale moves quickly, but the comic-book-style design and art encourage the reader to slow down and really read the illustrations in order to fully understand the story. With just a few printed words to decode and the action made completely clear through the pictures, the emergent reader can easily figure out the plot.” —Horn Book
“Briant’s bright palette and storyboarding expertise produce kid-pleasing results wry enough to elicit adult chuckles.” —Kirkus Reviews