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You can tell right from the sliding dust jacket that this is going to be a unique and interactive experience. Messenger's book invites the reader to imagine a world just slightly tilted from the norm, by pairing highly detailed color drawings with simple questions like, "Imagine a bicycle with square wheels." Then use the multiple lift-the-flaps, pull-out centerfolds, and spinning paper discs to create crazy combinations of animal and people. As if that weren't enough, each page also has mathematical shape puzzles to further challenge your mind.
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Inspiring, intriguing, endlessly entertaining — Norman Messenger's interactive book allows us to step out of our everyday lives, shed our preconceptions, and experience a little magic.

IMAGINE . . . a ladder without steps, a clock without hands, a racket without strings, a kiss without a mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that — with a little imagination — the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible.

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Imagine . . . a ladder without steps, a clock without mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that with little imagination the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible.

Synopsis:

inspiring, intriguing, and endlessly entertaining, Messenger's interactive book allows young readers to flip a series of flaps, turn a wheel, and engage other novelty items to experience a little magic. Full color.

Synopsis:

Inspiring, intriguing, endlessly entertaining Norman Messenger's interactive book allows us to step out of our everyday lives, shed our preconceptions, and experience a little magic.

IMAGINE . . . a ladder without steps, a clock without hands, a racket without strings, a kiss without a mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that with a little imagination the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible.

About the Author

NORMAN MESSENGER began his career as an advertising art director in London before turning to freelance illustration. He is a highly regarded illustrator and was a founding member of the Association of Illustrators in Great Britain. His books for children include ANNABEL'S HOUSE , winner of the Redbook Award; MAKING FACES; and THE CREATION STORY. Born and raised in Liverpool, he now lives with his artist wife in Gloucestershire, England, and has two artist sons. IMAGINE is his first book with Candlewick Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763627577
Author:
Messenger, Norman
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Subject:
Interactive Adventure
Subject:
Toy and movable books
Subject:
Picture puzzles
Subject:
Interactive Adventures
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.08x9.30x.51 in. 1.30 lbs.
Age Level:
from 6

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Product details 32 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763627577 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

You can tell right from the sliding dust jacket that this is going to be a unique and interactive experience. Messenger's book invites the reader to imagine a world just slightly tilted from the norm, by pairing highly detailed color drawings with simple questions like, "Imagine a bicycle with square wheels." Then use the multiple lift-the-flaps, pull-out centerfolds, and spinning paper discs to create crazy combinations of animal and people. As if that weren't enough, each page also has mathematical shape puzzles to further challenge your mind.

"Synopsis" by , Imagine . . . a ladder without steps, a clock without mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that with little imagination the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible.
"Synopsis" by , inspiring, intriguing, and endlessly entertaining, Messenger's interactive book allows young readers to flip a series of flaps, turn a wheel, and engage other novelty items to experience a little magic. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , Inspiring, intriguing, endlessly entertaining Norman Messenger's interactive book allows us to step out of our everyday lives, shed our preconceptions, and experience a little magic.

IMAGINE . . . a ladder without steps, a clock without hands, a racket without strings, a kiss without a mouth. Imagine a world where the hills have faces and wherever you went, you'd have someone to talk to. Imagine flipping a series of flaps to form fantastical creatures or turning a wheel to fit the top of one face on the bottom of another. Imagine that Norman Messenger's quirky, humorous suggestions, ingenious visual puzzles, and beautifully crafted illustrations will open your eyes and mind and reveal that with a little imagination the world can become a different and mysterious place, where anything is possible.

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