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Around the World with Mouk: A Trail of Adventure

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Staff Pick

Dare I say that Marc Boutavant is the next Richard Scarry? With endless details, splashes of foreign words, a level of cuteness unrivalled in modern picture books, Around the World with Mouk manages to be both retro-style and way ahead of its time. Bonus: reusable stickers!
Recommended by Jill S., Powells.com

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Filled with vibrant illustrations, search-and-find challenges, and 46 reusable stickers, this oversized book is a spectacular play space for future world travelers. And Mouk is the perfect tour guide His journey takes him all around the world, and at every stop along the way his animal friends share fascinating tidbits about local customs. Young adventure-seekers will be amazed and amused by something new with every reading.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Review:

"In this French import, Mouk is a busy bear with a large head and tiny body, whose world feels like a Richard Scarry/manga mashup. He joins his animal friends at a chic Parisian restaurant just before leaving on a world tour ('So basically, you are dumping us,' one catlike friend comments), visiting places like Finland, the Sahara, Japan, and New York. Every page is an explosion of activity, as assorted animals converse in speech balloons and mini-dramas unfold. For extra eye candy, the book comes with a spread of reusable stickers that can be placed onto the smooth, shiny pages. Dynamic and lots of fun. All ages." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Filled with vibrant illustrations, search-and-find challenges, and 46 reusable stickers, this oversized book is a spectacular play space for future world travelers. And Mouk is the perfect tour guide His journey takes him all around the world, and at every stop along the way his animal friends share fascinating tidbits about local customs. Young adventure-seekers will be amazed and amused by something new with every reading.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811869263
Author:
Boutavant, Marc
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Author:
Jeunesse, Albin Michel
Subject:
Interactive Adventure
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.50x11.60x.70 in. 1.45 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
08-22

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Product details 32 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811869263 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Dare I say that Marc Boutavant is the next Richard Scarry? With endless details, splashes of foreign words, a level of cuteness unrivalled in modern picture books, Around the World with Mouk manages to be both retro-style and way ahead of its time. Bonus: reusable stickers!

"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In this French import, Mouk is a busy bear with a large head and tiny body, whose world feels like a Richard Scarry/manga mashup. He joins his animal friends at a chic Parisian restaurant just before leaving on a world tour ('So basically, you are dumping us,' one catlike friend comments), visiting places like Finland, the Sahara, Japan, and New York. Every page is an explosion of activity, as assorted animals converse in speech balloons and mini-dramas unfold. For extra eye candy, the book comes with a spread of reusable stickers that can be placed onto the smooth, shiny pages. Dynamic and lots of fun. All ages." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Filled with vibrant illustrations, search-and-find challenges, and 46 reusable stickers, this oversized book is a spectacular play space for future world travelers. And Mouk is the perfect tour guide His journey takes him all around the world, and at every stop along the way his animal friends share fascinating tidbits about local customs. Young adventure-seekers will be amazed and amused by something new with every reading.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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