It's a Book

By Smith, Lane

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ISBN
978-1-59643-606-0
Publisher
Roaring Brook


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2010

Gr 3-5 Smith jump-starts the action on the title page where readers meet the characters-a mouse, a jackass, and a monkey. The monkey's oval head creates an "o" in the word "book." Slapstick humor ensues in an armchair face-off when one character, reared on a diet of Web 2.0 and gaming, cannot fathom what to do with a book and slings a barrage of annoying questions, "Can you blog with it? How do you scroll down? Can you make the characters fight?" Readers know who is speaking by each animal's unique font type and c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2010

This wickedly funny picture book has only three characters: a monkey, a mouse, and a donkey, the last of whom goes by a different name, and it's not hard to see why. Poor Monkey is trying to read, but a jackass with a laptop keeps interrupting him with puzzled questions about the object he's absorbed in: "What do you have there?" The conversation (the text is all dialogue) occurs i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

In this wickedly funny picture book, Monkey is trying to read, and Donkey (with laptop) has questions about the object Monkey’s abs...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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