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Warning: do not open this book!

by Lehrhaupt, Adam,

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 22 Libraries 23 of 25 copies
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Summary
An E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
A Huffington Post Notable Book

CAUTION! This book contains monkeys, alligators, and a whole lot of silliness.

You really shouldn't be opening this book.
I'm serious.
Just put it back on the shelf.
Right...now.
You're still reading this?
Well, don't say I didn't warn you...

It looks like a book, it feels like a book, and it even smells like a book. But watch out...madness and mayhem lie within! Debut author Adam Lehrhaupt urges you NOT to take a walk on the wild side in this humorous, interactive romp with inventive and engaging illustrations from Eisner Award-winning comic artist and rising star children's book illustrator Matthew Forsythe. Warning: Do Not Open This Book? won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor award and was a 2013 Huffington Post Best Picture Book honorable mention and an ALA Notable Children's Book.

This quirky, subversive creation begs to be enjoyed again and again and again.

"These monkeys are a RIOT! And their books are funny, too!" --Ame Dyckman
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Reverse psychology runs rampant in this amusing collaboration between first-time author Lehrhaupt and award-winning illustrator Forsythe. Opening this book is like venturing into a cordoned-off danger zone. Those who disobey the cover threats are met with four pages of comically dire signs: Come On . . . Seriously? and I Guess You Don't Mind Being Mauled by Monkeys. There's a catch-your-breath moment after the reader turns the next page, quickly followed by a riot of monkeys barreling across a double-page spread, toting paints, crayons, and a guitar. The narrator implores the reader to get out before things get worse. And they do get worse, with the destructive monkeys being followed by toucans and an alligator that opens his jaws very, very wide. At last, the narrator supplies the reader with an ingenious way to lure the whole zoo back into the confines of the book. The earth-tone digital illustrations well replicate the messy monkey business of painting all over the trees and pages, and the playful arrangement of text adds greatly to the book's mayhem. Wonderful chaos.--Fletcher, Connie Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Mixed messages about reading abound, from Michaela Muntean and Pascal Lemaitre's Do Not Open This Book! to Cece Meng and Joy Ang's I Will Not Read This Book and Jesse Klausmeier and Suzy Lee's Open This Little Book. Lehrhaupt's debut predictably counts on curious readers to ignore the dire warning and its accompanying threat, "You don't want to let the monkeys out." As pages turn, lemurs, baboons, and rhesus monkeys stalk into the spreads, where they pluck at the printed words and paint trees for themselves. The narrator's uninspired pleas to readers ("Can you stop now? Everything used to be so good") scaffold Forsythe's (My Name Is Elizabeth!) primitive, earth-tone watercolors of the escalating melee. When a flock of toucans joins the troublemaking monkeys, and a giant alligator emerges from the right margin, readers get to be part of the solution: "You can catch them all in this book!" If Forsythe's grainy illustrations echo Jon Klassen's picture books, the mood in this outing is light and message-free. Ages 4-8. Illustrator's agent: Judith Hansen, Hansen Literary. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Monkeys -- Juvenile fiction.
Toucans -- Juvenile fiction.
Alligators -- Juvenile fiction.
Monkeys -- Fiction.
Toucans -- Fiction.
Alligators -- Fiction.
Humorous stories.
Humorous fiction.
Publisher New York :Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,2013
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Forsythe, Matthew, 1976- illustrator.
Audience Ages 4-8.
Language English
Notes "A Paula Wiseman book."
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9781442435827
1442435828
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