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The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book) (original 2004; edition 2004)

by Barbara Lehman

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Title:The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book)
Authors:Barbara Lehman
Info:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (2004), Edition: None, Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:easy, picture book, student, kid, school, imagination, island, city, k-3

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The Red Book by Barbara Lehman (2004)



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"The Red Book" is a wordless picture book. I think this book is a great option to read to children simply because they can let their imaginations run wild. They are able to form their own story in their heads of what they believe the illustrator may be trying to tell. Often times during reading circle at the daycare, I have the students tell me about the stories they are reading by only looking at the pictures. I think this is a good strategy. There are a couple of students who are able to pick up certain words on the pages, and others do actually recognize where the words are on the pages. ( )
  cbuquet5 | Apr 10, 2016 |
"The Red Book" is a delightful book that takes readers on a journey across the ocean and continents into a new world of possibilities. As the book travels along its way it finds new readers at each place it lands. I can see exactly why this book is a Caldecott Honor Book. The illustrations are extremely detailed with watercolor, ink- and- wash panels each page speaks loudly without saying a word. This adventure, fantasy book offers readers a world of excitement using visual representation of the story only. This wordless book is rich with detail and transports readers on an unlikely journey into a world of magic and endless wonder. ( )
  Shannon_373 | Mar 25, 2016 |
This book is truly amazing in the sense that it does not need to be “read” to read it. The book can be read by all despite language barriers. The pictures tell the story to the reader. This is a wordless book that tells the story of a journey of a magical red book that is found initially by a little girl that connects her to someone else. The Red Book is a book about friendship, imagination and exploration. ( )
  TiffanyA | Jan 19, 2016 |
The Red Book is a wordless picture book for people of all ages. In the story, a young girl discovers a book in the snow. The girl then begins reading the book introducing her to a part of the world that is much different than where she lives. As she continues reading, she sees a boy on an island who discovers the same red book. The young girl then goes on a journey to find her new friend, and they are brought together. The story ends with the book being discovered by a new person, which will lead him to an adventure just as it did for the boy and girl.This story shows that reading books can take the readers away from the real world and lead people to discover new places and cultures. This book engages the readers by having them put the story together and see how the characters are feeling by reading their facial expressions. Considering there were no words, I was expecting this book to not be enjoyable. After reading it, I am amazed with how Barbara Lehman used only pictures and still created a meaningful story that took the readers on a journey with the characters. ( )
  hjaber | Jan 18, 2016 |
In this wordless picture book, you are forced to use your imagination and allow the story to unravel. The brilliant illustrations pull you in and it’s as if you are on the same journey as the main character, herself. Traveling from one land to another, the book delivers a powerful message about reading and identifies with multicultural friendships. In the end, it is up to your wild imagination to find pleasure in this wonderful children's book. ( )
  srmorgan | Jan 15, 2016 |
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This book is about a book. A magical red book without any words. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story.Winning a Caldecott Honor for its illustrations of rare detail and surprise, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents to deliver one girl into a new world of possibility, where a friend she’s never met is waiting. And as with the best of books, at the conclusion of the story, the journey is not over.

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A book about a book, a magical red book, without any words, and the friendship that develops around it.

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