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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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I found this book to be very cute. The author tells a story about friendship through pictures and imagination. Lehman's book is beautifully illustrated and shows how children can connect through books.
  SRThompson | Aug 25, 2014 |
Lehman uses only pictures to draw the viewer into a world where books open doors to friendship. One child finds an abandoned book and happily reclaims it to find that she can see into another child's world. Each child is delighted to see and be seen. Kids will love the surprises and be interested in what happens next. The theme of this book could be friendship or acceptance. A good opportunity to talk about how important friendships are and how reading is a good way to share with others by discussing what books are about, and how they make us feel, see, and learn things about ourselves and others. ( )
  mosbor | Aug 24, 2014 |
The Red Book by Barbara Lehman is about a girl finding a book on her way to school. What she didn't realize at the time, she found more than just a book, she found a friend. Lehman's book is completely wordless but, after "reading" it, no matter what age, you are truly captivated by her plot. This book is a must read for anyone who enjoys the timeless tale of friendships and the power of them. ( )
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The Red Book is a picture book good for all ages. The use of pictures leaves the students thinking and coming up with their own ideas and vocabulary. The book teaches a lesson about friendship and emotions. The ending of The Red Book leaves audience curious. ( )
  epoche | Aug 22, 2014 |
This enjoyable book has the ability to remind readers how powerful a book can be. Wordless illustrations provide an opportunity for readers to anticipate the next event and make predictions. ( )
  jcarroll12 | Jul 22, 2014 |
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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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