The Secret Box (Hardcover)

By Barbara Lehman

Houghton Mifflin, 9780547238685, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 21, 2011

Spring 2011 Kids' Next List

“Here's another book full of whimsy and wonder from Caldecott-honoree Lehman. In this wordless tale, a hidden candy box of 'treasures' passes the decades undetected until found by three boys, who decide to follow the map hidden inside, with magical results. A great treat for kids of all ages, who will delight in using their own words to tell the story to go along with the illustrations.”
— Kelley Drahushuk, The Spotty Dog, Hudson, NY
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Times change.
Cities may grow large.
Summers may come and go.
And people might grow old,
but the one thing that always
remains the same is the desire for
adventure.Barbara Lehman takes readers on a timeless trip to a world of secret messages left in secret boxes hidden in secret places.
You ll never know what you ll find when you look inside