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The Boring Book by Shinsuke Yoshitake




A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year The Boring Book is a humorous picture book that follows the story of one particularly bored boy. As the story progresses our protagonist discovers there’s actually more to boredom than what meets the eye-more questions more theories and heaps of humor. This exploration of boredom from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake playfully-and hilariously-unpacks the ways in which a seemingly stagnant state is actually a portal into a dynamic life-enriching experience. * Embraces the topic of boredom-an ever-so-popular kid complaint-and runs with it * The unique comic format fast pace smart humor and narrative approach makes it ideal for reluctant readers * A universally hilarious book that will amuse children ages 5 to 8 as well as adults In addition to banishing boredom Yoshitake’s distinctive illustrations promote visual literacy and show young readers what the process of creative thinking looks like. This smart laugh-out-loud picture book just might change your child’s perspective on the state of boredom forever. * A wonderful gift for parents teachers educators librarians caregivers and anyone who has to answer to the statement “I’m bored!” * Perfect for readers of early chapter books * Great for fans of the Fox & Chick series by Sergio Ruzzier Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems and I’m Bored by Michael Ian Black

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Dimensions 264 × 203 mm
Attribute Value 1


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