Roger Is Reading a Book

By VAN BIESEN, Koen

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ISBN
9780802854421
Publisher
Eerdmans


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 1—In this enchanting Belgian import, bespectacled Roger, clad in a vest, a bow-tie, and a tweed cap, settles down to enjoy a book in peace and quiet. His reverie is repeatedly interrupted by Emily, an energetic youngster next door with loud hobbies—singing, drumming, juggling, and even boxing. With each disturbance, an increasingly irritated Roger knocks louder and louder on the wall, un...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2015

The rainy-night endpapers of this Belgian import draw readers into the cozy lamplight of Roger’s apartment. “Shhhh! Quiet. Roger is reading. Roger is reading a book.” The page turn reveals that peacefulness can be fleeting. A disturbing “BOING BOING” emanates from the other side of the wall, cleverly defined by the book’s gutter, as next-door-neighbor-girl Emily bounces her ball. Roger retaliates...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

"Quiet. Roger is reading." A disturbing "BOING BOING" emanates from the other side of his cozy apartment's wall as next-door-neighbor-girl Emily ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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