Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Something to Do by David Lucas

If Harold and the Purple Crayon and Not a Box had a baby (and somehow bears got mixed up in it), it might be this book. Something to Do starts out with a little bear complaining that there's nothing to do. That prompts a journey into imagination that really captured my eye. The cover is quite striking and stood out on a crowded shelf; the minimal illustrations and text will give parents and children lots to talk about. A great book for children who love exploring and creating imaginary world - as well as those who often complain that there is nothing to do.

Find it at IndieBound.

Read it with:
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Not a Box by Antoinette Portis
Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers
Let's Do Nothing by Tony Fucile

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