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Re-Zoom (edition 1998)

by Istvan Banyai

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Member:amandawaltz
Title:Re-Zoom
Authors:Istvan Banyai
Info:Puffin (1998), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 64 pages
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Tags:wordless book, picture book, perspective, expanding view, children's book

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Re-Zoom by Istvan Banyai

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Re-Zoom is a wonderful book, especially for those who are very visual-minded. Although this book doesn't have any text, it does take the "reader" on an adventure that contains many surprises. On one page, readers will think they're one place, and the next, they're somewhere else. ( )
  jmitra1 | Dec 3, 2014 |
I liked this book because it created a multitude of worlds right before my eyes. The way it came from one scene to the next was very interesting. For instance, the book would be showing a scene where there are people in ancient Egypt sitting upon some sort of throne. But then, on the next page, you zoom out to see that this was just a design that was in a set of a movie filming. This type of imagination is boundary defying and enjoyable. Even though we know the scenario this book depicts is impossible, it is still fun to look at and imagine. I know this type of scenario is impossible because of situations like a blue and red cave being a fine detail on a man's watch, such as depicted in the first few pages of the book. I feel like this book is a great take on perspective and how the little things can make up what we consider to be the bigger things. I feel like the "big picture" behind this book is how everything leads into something else, but ther is no way to predict what that might be. ( )
  ajfurman | Nov 11, 2014 |
As you turn the pages in this wordless book, the image from the previous page has been zoomed out. A clever idea. Could be used as a mentor text to create similar art pieces. ( )
  lbblackwell | Jul 30, 2014 |
Basically the same as "Zoom." Good if you need more "Zoom" in your life. ( )
  kradish | Jul 28, 2014 |
Same idea as "Zoom," but a much more cultural and worldly set of images. Also, this book was a little harder to imagine that "Zoom." ( )
  claireforhan | Mar 23, 2013 |
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Open this wordless book and take off on a mindbending visual journey full of twists, turns, and surprises. Zoom from an Egyptian pyramid to an exotic jungle to a sandy beach. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For in Istvan Banyai's mysterious landscapes of pictures within pictures, nothing is ever as it seems. "Banyai's artwork...works to perfection."-- Kirkus Reviews

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A wordless picture book presents a series of scenes, each one from farther away, showing, for example, a boat which becomes the image on a magazine, which is held in a hand, which belongs to a boy, and so on.

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