The Game of Shadows by Herve Tullet
  

The Game of Shadows

Written by Herve Tullet
Illustrated by

Synopsis

The Game of Shadows by Herve Tullet

There's a noise in the garden. Who could it be? Creatures hidden in the bushes? Let's go and see! Embark on a magical night-time adventure with this inventive book, by taking it to a dark room and shining a light through its pages. The detailed die-cuts bring wonderful and mysterious shadows to life and invite children to create their own magical shadow-stories. One of the beloved 'Let's Play Games' series books by Herve Tullet, which stimulate thought and imagination in young children.

Reviews

'instantly engage the child from the very beginning. Unlike other books for children they take absolutely no time at all to grasp the child's attention as the die cuts, bright colours and other mechanisms magically enthral the child almost the second the child reaches for the book. ... delightful ... it is clear to see that they go far beyond the realms of everyday books; enlightening, inspiring and exciting children by clever twists in each book. They are very competitively priced and sure to be a winner with all small children.'

- and a few, but not too many, well-chosen words. ... the brevity of text is precisely what brings the books to life. They are designed to encourage lively interaction, to prompt the readers to tell their own stories and, most importantly, for parents and children to share and enjoy a mutual experience. ... The series of six Let's Play Games! books focuses on the theme of playful discovery, with a mix of textures, flaps and cut-outs in a chunky boardbook format that will sustain a good degree of robust manhandling from toddlers. ... [Tullet's] style has distinct echoes of modern art from the likes of Picasso, Dali and Matisse.

About the Author

Herve Tullet

Herve Tullet is the creator of over 50 children's books. He was born in Normandy, and later studied Fine Arts and Decorative Arts before working as an Art Director. Herve Tullet loves to provoke surprise when he meets children and the magic also works through his much-awaited books, and he was awarded the Sorcieres Prize 2010. Herve lives in Paris.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
14 pages

Author

Herve Tullet
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Author's Website

www.herve-tullet.com/en/acc...

Publisher

Phaidon Press Ltd

Publication date

4th March 2013

ISBN

9780714865324


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