The Jacket

The Jacket

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for making a book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2014
ISBN: 9781592701681
159270168X
Branch Call Number: Picture Book Hall
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Tolstikova, Dasha

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

_
_Alicorn_
Dec 30, 2015

Love this book, so clever and helps kids understand about books and dreaming.

BklynKalliopiM Jul 17, 2015

I love the design of this picture book. The title and author/illustrator are missing from the cover of the book as well as the spine, continuing the notion that the book you are holding is in fact a character in the story fully brought to life. Perfect for young book lovers, and children who love crafts can even create their own book jacket with instructions at the end of the story.

m
mmcbeth29
Feb 10, 2015

Book is a plain book with no jacket. He longs to be picked to be read by a child. That day finally comes and the child loves Book. But the child also loves her dog. Book is jealous of the time the girl plays with the dog. One day, the dog splashes mud all over Book. The girl decides to cover the mud stains by making her own jacket for Book.

The illustrations are a mix of paint, pencil and what looks like crayons. They are often scribbles giving them a childlike and unfinished look which at times makes it difficult to tell what you are looking at.

I loved the beginning of the story. Book had a great and fun attitude. But the jealousy about the dog intruded on the positive feelings and felt out of place. I would have enjoyed the story more if the dog was a friend and Book an enjoyable playmate who did fun and silly things. The last two pages gives instructions on how to make your own book jacket.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top