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It's A Book (2010)

by Lane Smith, Lane Smith (Illustrator)

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This is a very funny book. It opens up the eyes of readers to see how people these days have turned away from book and become so attached to technology. The design is very modern and creative.
  katiegotur | Aug 4, 2016 |
HAAAA! ( )
  Yerk | Jun 9, 2016 |
Not quite the same as the video - if you liked that, read this, too. I think I appreciated the irony of the video more, though.... ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
Loved it! This was so hilarious, and the last line: priceless! ( )
  CarpeLibrum58 | Jun 4, 2016 |
What a fun play on books vs technology. That someone could just enjoy a book with-out needing to blog, text, email, play music and all those other things that take our attention away. A book is simple you can add the images if it not a picture book and the sounds if necessary. There is even a fun play on the mouse. It does not need a password to use or even a screen name. It just needs you to read it which our friend the jackass does once monkey shows him the book and he does so for several hours. Even after all that he has to be reminded again that it's just a book.

Sometimes that is all you need is a book but even with this simple play there are many who benefit from reading on electronic devices or the audio that these devices supply.

The most important thing is whatever works to create readers is always a good thing!

Also loved the illustrations perfectly displayed the fun and the emotion of such a simple and enjoyable activity.

Sending this one on to my nieces and nephew so they can share with their classes!!
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  yvonne.sevignykaiser | Apr 2, 2016 |
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Jag misstänker att ”Det är en bok!” är för statisk och händelselös för att tilltala barn. Den passar bättre som gåbortspresent från en bokälskande kulturtant till en annan.
 
”Det är en bok” beskrivs av förlaget som ”raka motsatsen till Ipad” och Lane Smith tycks mycket riktigt ha tröttnat på allt vad digitaliseringsprocesser heter.
 
Donkey's gradual capitulation to the power of a real book is marked by both the hands of the clock (in a droll double-page time-lapse sequence) and the angles of his ears. But it's a mouse's final insouciant line that garners the biggest laugh.
 

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Two readers compare a print to digital media, and learn books are still valuable.

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