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The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak
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The Book with No Pictures (2014)

by B. J. Novak

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This book is like a kid's dream come true. It makes grown-ups say silly things. I also like that it doesn't have any pictures. This could help with the transition into chapter books. ( )
  Emma_Manolis | Jun 27, 2017 |
A wonderfully fun read, my friend's kids enjoyed it too, and I think it's a fun read regardless of age. ( )
  Pepperwings | Jun 17, 2017 |
A book with no pictures, but lots of great silly words to read aloud
  step36 | Jun 11, 2017 |
In this silly book, the author discusses how easy it is to assume a book with no pictures could be boring. However, he quickly destroys this notion by having the narrator read a ton of imaginary words and goofy phrases! This book is great for teaching concepts of print because the entire premise of the book is to explain that the words carry meaning rather than the pictures. This book provides many opportunities to model reading with expression.
  scoomber | May 3, 2017 |
I really enjoyed reading this book. It gives the students a chance to see the teacher read a very silly book. It gives the students a sense of control but the teacher has to read the correct words on each page; even if they do not want to. This book is humorous but educational because it has words that the students might not be familiar with. This would be a engaging book for an early educational classroom. ( )
  a.newsom | May 1, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0803741715, Hardcover)

This innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any reader into a comedian.

You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here’s how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say . . .
 
BLORK. Or BLUURF.
 
Even if the words are a preposterous song about eating ants for breakfast, or just a list of astonishingly goofy sounds like BLAGGITY BLAGGITY and GLIBBITY GLOBBITY.
 
Cleverly irreverent and irresistibly silly, The Book with No Pictures is one that kids will beg to hear again and again. (And parents will be happy to oblige.)

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:40 -0400)

"In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"--

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