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What To Do With a Box

Written by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Chris Sheban
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Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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Target Age
32
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If you give a child a box, who can tell what will happen next? It may become a library or a boat. It could set the scene for a fairy tale or a wild expedition. The most wonderful thing is its seemingly endless capacity for magical adventure, a feature imaginatively captured in cardboardesque art by Chris Sheban and rhythmically celebrated in this poetic tribute by renowned children’s author Jane Yolen.

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Grammy
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
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6.75

Jane Yolen. I am such a fan! This is a terrific book outlining some of the clever ways one can play with a box. The rhyming text seems effortless and the illustrations are fantastic. I love the way some of the box’s functional markings are incorporated into the illustrations. I could read this story again and again, that is, if we don’t have a box around to have our own adventure.

B is for Bookworm
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt
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4.75

I love how this book encourages creativity and imaginative play. This book doesn’t have a lot of text, but I like that it’s simple and shows how many different things you can do with a box.

Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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4.75

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Who Wrote What To Do With a Box

author
Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen (hailed as the “Aesop of the twentieth century”) has written more than 350 books, won numerous awards, and received six honorary doctorates in literature. She lives outside Springfield, Massachusetts, where a bear really did visit her porch.

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Who Illustrated What To Do With a Box

illustrator
Chris Sheban

Chris Sheban has been awarded three gold and three silver medals by the Society of Illustrators. Some of the books he has illustrated are I Met a Dinosaur by Jan Wahl, Catching the Moon by Myla Goldberg, and What To Do With a Box by Jane Yolen. He also illustrated Someone Like Me by Patricia MacLachlan, also published by Roaring Brook Press.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1568462891
ISBN 13:
9781568462899
Publication Date:
March 8, 2016