The Lost House by B.B. Cronin
  

Synopsis

The Lost House by B.B. Cronin

A brother and sister want to go to the playground with their grandfather, but they can't leave until they find his socks...and his shoes...and his glasses...will they ever get out of Grandad's hodgepodge house? This treasure trove of a book by a brilliant debut author-illustrator prompts very young readers to search and find the missing object on each spread packed with Grandad's bric-a-brac.

Reviews

An eye-popping take on I Spy. O, the Oprah Magazine This dazzling and delightful seek and find book harkens to Maira Kalman s Max series with its whimsical drawings and unpredictable color combinations. The Lost House could be an adventurous spread from an architecture magazine. The New York Times Filled with delightful drawings that are visually engaging and inspiring, this bedtime treat...will be a pleasure to read night after night for both kids and adults. Real Simple [A] stylish puzzler [and]superior seek-and-find for all ages. The Wall Street Journal The Lost House is packed with vivid illustrations and enchanting experience for old and young together. Goodhousekeeping.com Kids will spend more time giggling over all the quirky stuff Grandpa s house is filled with in this search-and-find book than looking for the things they re supposed to spot. Redbook Clever, irresistible, [and] visually engaging. Kirkus Reviews Cronin s silkscreenlike images are elegant as can be, resulting in a rich and suggestive excursion into a quietly unconventional world. Publishers Weekly An artistic and creative seek-and-find book that makes for a fun interactive addition to most collections. School Library Journal A visual marvel...[it recalls] picture-book classics from the early twentieth century, but the neon palette and whimsical humor place it solidly in the modern era. Booklist

About the Author

B. B. Croninis an award-winning illustrator originally from Dublin, Ireland. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and on the covers of PenguinClassics, among many other publications. He was honored by a one-person show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in 1998. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York with the illustrator Juliette Borda and their two children, Henry and Esme. He divides his time between his kitchen, living room and his studio. Visit him on Facebook or at BrianCronin.com.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

B.B. Cronin
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Publisher

Viking Books for Young Readers

Publication date

19th October 2016

ISBN

9781101999219


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