Monday, May 19, 2014

Videos: Help! We Need a Title! by Hervé Tullet

By Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations

Check out these videos in celebration of Help! We Need a Title! by Hervé Tullet (Candlewick, 2014). From the promotional copy:

Take a peek inside this book and you’ll find some characters (though they’re still a bit sketchy). They’ll be perplexed to see you, so they’ll quickly try to track down their author (who has a lot more work to do).

What you won’t find is a story, or a title, because -- guess what? The book isn’t finished yet! But surely the author must have a story to tell?

In this charming "meta" picture book, children of all ages are encouraged to interact with a book still in the process of being invented. And that’s a story in itself!

What if you picked out a book to read, but the characters weren’t ready for you yet?



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