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Two brother each have something the other wants, and in order to get it they point and yell the only words in this playful book: "Don't look now but..." When one brother turns around the other laughs and grabs the object of his desire, but as the game escalates odd things start to happen... Dramatic candy-colored artwork and a freewheeling narrative
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 12th 2009 by Roaring Brook Press
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Kristen
Aug 07, 2009 Kristen rated it liked it
The comic-book style isn't my favorite, but this would be a good book for reluctant readers in first and second grade - lots of pictures and action, the few words are repeated and pretty easy to decode or are onomatopoeia. Great for visual kids.
Sarah
Aug 14, 2013 Sarah rated it liked it
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Wordless adventure: two brothers start off trying to trick each other (a la "made you look!") but they find themselves both flung into an imaginary land full of silly monsters. Lots of action but with less depth than other wordless books.
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Briant's books are like comics mixed with Sendak mixed with prozac.
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read for NoveList recommended reading lists
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May 21, 2009 Martha rated it it was ok
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Graphic novel picture book.
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pretending, monsters, brothers, siblings, exaggeration
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Ed Briant is an author, illustrator, and sequential artist, living and working near Philadelphia.
Ed’s mother had always wanted him to become a dentist. Ed’s father had his heart set on Ed becoming an accountant. Not wanting to disappoint either of his parents Ed chose to compromise, believing that a career as an illustrator would combine the thrill of oral examinations with the glamor of adding up
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