The Best Book in the World by Rilla Alexander
  

The Best Book in the World

Written by Rilla Alexander
Illustrated by

Synopsis

The Best Book in the World by Rilla Alexander

Alexander's wordless story is conveyed through her superb artwork making this an unforgettable and magical tale that encourages children to read. Full color.

Reviews

The pictures quickly and cleverly move from depicting relatively realistic reading nooks to the places readers go in their imaginations... excitement reigns, right up to the gently mind-bending metafictive moment that concludes the book. -Kirkus Reviews Rilla has crafted a story about the power of books to take us places, but in her text it's as if she has written an incantation to breathe the words alive. - Matthew Winner for the Busy Librarian

A chic encouragement to read . . . With each page, the illustrations become wilder and more thrilling. - The Wall Street Journal

Creative visuals use saturated colors and graphic shapes to cleverly show a reader making her way through the story. She walks with her nose in her book, following wherever it leads--through the streets, to the bus stop, wnd then far away into her imagination. Each high-contrast spread offers plenty of details and discoveries to explore. - School Library Journal -The pictures quickly and cleverly move from depicting relatively realistic reading nooks to the places readers go in their imaginations... excitement reigns, right up to the gently mind-bending metafictive moment that concludes the book.- -Kirkus Reviews

-A chic encouragement to read . . . With each page, the illustrations become wilder and more thrilling.- - The Wall Street Journal

About the Author

Rilla Alexander is an Australian born Berlin-based designer and illustrator. Her picture book Her Idea launched with exhibitions at Colette, a leading department store in Paris, and at the contemporary Design gallery, Pictoplasma, in Berlin. She is part of Rizen, an Austrian Art and design collective, showcasing her work across the world with commissions by MTV, Vogue and Puma. Her illustrations can be found Madrid's Museo del Prado's ceramics and stationery products.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Rilla Alexander
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Publisher

Flying Eye Books

Publication date

1st June 2014

ISBN

9781909263307


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