No Buddy Like a Book
No Buddy Like a Book
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No Buddy Like a Book

Written by Allan Wolf & illustrated by Brianne Farley
Published by Candlewick Press (MA)
Prices as of Jul 19

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Calling readers and daydreamers, word mavens and lovers of adventure! This celebration of the power of books is a rallying cry for letting imaginations soar. We learn important stuff from books.We learn to speak and think.We learn why icebergs stay afloat . . .and why Titanics sink. Have you ever wanted to climb to the top of Everest with one hand behind your back? Kiss a crocodile all by yourself on the Nile River? How about learning how to bottle moonlight, or track a distant star? There are endless things to discover and whole universes to explore simply by reading a book. But books are only smears of ink without the reader’s mind to give their letters meaning and bring them to life. With a rollicking, rhyming text and delightful artwork, poet and storyteller Allan Wolf and illustrator Brianne Farley remind us that books, no matter how they may be consumed, give readers of every background an opportunity to expand their world and spark their imagination. With infectious enthusiasm, No Buddy Like a Book offers an ode to the wonders of language–written, spoken, and everything in between.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781536203073
    Publication Date
    February 9, 2021
    Illustration Details
    Gouache, colored pencil, charcoal, and wax pastel on paper
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1536203076

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