The Boy & the Book: [A Wordless Story] (Hardcover)

[A Wordless Story]

By David Michael Slater, Bob Kolar (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, 9781580895620, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2015



In this wordless story, a library book tries desperately to evade the destructive clutches of a little boy. What drives the Boy, however, is enthusiasm and love not malice and the Book eventually responds in kind, accepting his rough but worthy fate.

About the Author

David Michael Slater s sixteen picture books include "Cheese Louise" (Walrus Books, 1999), "The" "Ring Bear "(Flashlight, 2004), "Jacques & Spock" (Clarion, 2004), and "Flour Girl" (Magic Wagon, 2007). "The Bored Book" (Simply Read Books, 2009) was reviewed positively in "The New York Times." David s collection of short fiction for adults, "The Book of Letters" (Evermore Books, 2010), includes "The Last Lottery," which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His ongoing YA series, Sacred Books (Blooming Tree Books, 2008 present), is being developed for film by producer Kevin Bannerman (Lion King/Curious George) and screenwriter Karen Janzsen (Dolphin Tale). David lives in Reno, Nevada."