Mix It Up! (Hardcover)

By Herve Tullet

Chronicle Books, 9781452137353, 56pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2014

List Price: 15.99*
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PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from Hervé Tullet!

Accept Hervé Tullet's irresistible invitation to mix it up in a dazzling adventure of whimsy and wonder. Follow the artist's simple instructions, and suddenly colors appear, mix, splatter, and vanish in a world powered only by the reader's imagination. Tullet—who joins such greats as Eric Carle and Leo Lionni as a master of his craft—sets readers on an extraordinary interactive journey all within the printed page. Tullet prompts plenty of giggles in addition to a profound understanding of colors, and once again displays his unique genius and vision in a work that is a glorious and richly satisfying companion to Press Here.

About the Author

Hervé Tullet is known for his prodigious versatility, from directing ad campaigns to designing fabric for Hermès. But his real love is working with children, for whom he has published dozens of books, including Press Here. He lives in Paris, France.

Praise For Mix It Up!

"Will have you breaking out the finger paints."--St. Louis Post Dispatch

"Tullet's paintings show paint texture so lusciously it's hard to remember that these are dry illustrations."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Tullet of Press Here fame returns with another inventive, instinctive, and interactive book."- Booklist

"An incredibly fun introduction to the world of colors."--Woman's World

"Tullet applies the same ingenuity and encouraging voice to his latest offering about colors that he used to such terrific effect in Press Here."--Library Media Connection

"This is a book about mixing colors, but it's anything but ordinary."--Mix it Up!

"This highly-interactive book gives children the power to transform colors."--The Durham Herald-Sun

"This follow-up from the creator of Press Here rivals the original's genius simplicity and playfulness, teaching the properties of color along the way."--Shelf Awareness, starred review

"Teaches children about combining colors in a fun, interactive style."--Parents Magazine

"Surprisingly sophisticated invitation to mix and smoosh bright splotches of paint."--Chicago Tribune

"Rivaling an iPad for its sheer fun and interactive elements."-School Library Journal, starred review

"Oh. This book is brilliant!"--Design Mom

"Mr. Tullet's mischievous brilliance turns young readers into willing, laughing collaborators."-Wall Street Journal

"Lots of fun, with no messy cleanup."--The Horn Book

"Irresistible... a fun, interactive reading experience."--PBS Parents

"An explosion of fun."--Babykins Magazine

"Invites children to find some paints and try mixing in real life."--The Horn Book

"Hervé? Tullet is something of a magician: He turns reading books into exciting, interactive play time."--Common Sense Media, five-star review

"Great fun for paint lovers in places where paints can't be used."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

"'Uncompromising Expression' is a must for any hepcat."
- San Francisco Chronicle

"Although it is a simple idea, it is an endearing one, and in my house, an enduring one as well."--ApartmentTherapy