Open This Little Book

Open This Little Book

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Die-cut pages open to reveal different animals, each opening a book of a different color and reading about the next.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2013
ISBN: 9780811867832
Characteristics: 1 v. unpaged : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lee, Suzy 1974-- Illustrator


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Read on July 30, 2013

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mvkramer Dec 12, 2014

I love how this book looks - little books inside getting smaller and smaller and making a rainbow of color at the center of the book. It's a great book to read with kids - so magical!

Dec 22, 2013

Cleverly done and cute .

Dec 17, 2013

adorable book with many little "books" within it; used to teach colors and animals in sign language for ASL storytime class

forbesrachel Dec 04, 2013

A book within a book within a book... This concept which is usually used as a writing device for older readers is the focus of a whole book. It is brought down to its most simplest form by immediately introducing the character of said novel, who is in turn is reading another one. Visually this is presented in increasing smaller pages which are distinguished from the others with varying colours of the rainbow. At its smallest point, the process gets reversed, describing the end of each story by closing it.

There is little purpose or meaning in this other than to present a concept in a way a child can grasp, but it does it extremely well, and in a very colourful format.

Oct 29, 2013

Clever and cute!

JewelMcLatchy Sep 03, 2013

A bit simplistic, but a concept easily understood by younger children, with many colourful variations of books within books.

SCL_Preschool Mar 19, 2013

A unique and fun picture book that consists of several "books" of descending size nested one inside another. A simple and effective story.

Rather_be_reading Feb 08, 2013

A simple but elegant design of a book within a book within a book, each with a different coloured cover. Young children will love opening and closing each little book.


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