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Swing!: A Scanimation Picture Book (edition 2008)

by Rufus Butler Seder

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Title:Swing!: A Scanimation Picture Book
Authors:Rufus Butler Seder
Info:Workman Publishing Company (2008), Board book, 12 pages
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Tags:kids, children, motion, movement, animation, animated, scanimation, moving pictures, board book

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Swing!: A Scanimation Picture Book by Rufus Butler Seder

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Swing is a great book that get children actibe it talks about the different sounds that sports makes. Such as what a bat and ball do.
  Karen_Curtis_Wood | Oct 30, 2013 |
Rufus Butler Seder, whose first Scanimation picture book was such a hit last year, comes out swinging in his second offering. This follow-up to Gallop features the same amazing optical illusion, in which moving pictures are produced on the page, by means of an ingenious combination of sliding paper and stripes.

There really isn't any "story" here, just a series of children playing sports, with accompanying visual. But the visuals are more than enough to keep the reader's attention. Just ask any of my co-workers, who've spent a good deal of time opening and closing the pages of this book, and watching the picture move. It's like magic! ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Jul 9, 2013 |
Shows different actions and sounds you might hear while doing the action.
  shannonsharp | Mar 14, 2013 |
Swing is a great books to get children actibe it talks about the different sounds that sports makes.
  shannon2012 | Jan 29, 2013 |
You have to see it to believe it. Really. ( )
  librisissimo | Jun 8, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0761151273, Board book)

Published last fall, Gallop! introduced the amazing technology called Scanimation and took the children’s book world by storm. It became an instant bestseller—#1 on The New York Times children's list.

Now Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals—a boy rides a bike, a girl kicks her soccer ball, a swimmer cuts through the water, and a skater pirouettes on ice. The effect is joyous, magical, mesmerizing, and taps into the the endless fascination that children find in watching other children. The second book created by Rufus Butler Seder, the inventor, artist, and filmmaker who developed Scanimation out of his obsession with antique optical toys and other pre-motion-picture illusions, Swing! uses "persistence of vision" and a patented state-of-the-art multiphase animation process to create astonishment. There is nothing else like this unique, patented technology that literally inspires wonder.

The images burst with activity, and adding greatly is a happy, rhyming text that captures in words the pure energy of the figures in motion. You can't put it down.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:54 -0400)

Rhyming text asks if the reader can do a variety of sports activities. Striped acetate overlays on board pages give illustrations the illusion of movement.

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