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Tek

Written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell
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4.25
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Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
$15.99
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Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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What's Tek About

Publisher Summary

From a beloved, bestselling Caldecott Honor recipient comes a hilarious reminder of how technology can take us backward… all the way to the times of prehistoric man! Tek is a cave boy in love with tech: his tablet, videogames, phone, and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore—and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: “UGH”! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? A distinctive package and design cleverly evokes the experience of using an electronic device that eventually shuts down… and after a magic page turn, Tek (and the reader) reconnects with the real world.

What Kind of Book is Tek

Themes:
computers

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

Mr. Staccato
Spent many carefree hours hunting clues with the Hardy boys and defending Redwall Abbey.
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4.25

This book comes shaped like an iPad. It’s humorous and tells the story of Tek, a caveboy that’s too interested in his computer, tablets and gameboys to go outside and play with his dino friends.

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Who Wrote Tek

author & illustrator
Patrick McDonnell

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters’ Monster, and Me…Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0316338052
ISBN 13:
9780316338059
Publication Date:
October 4, 2016