ABOUT THE BOOK
You are holding a book.
What should you do with it?
Open it, and you will find out.
In a picture book sure to make every librarian’s heart sing, Schoenherr has created a simple rhyming primer on how to take good care of a library book. While the subject may seem didactic, the author/illustrator’s charming approach will entice parents and professionals to share this title with young kids. Each spread features one simple admonition on the verso with an animal demonstrating the dreaded - or encouraged - behavior, rendered with gentle humor.... The book is simple enough to use with preschool children and funny enough to be appreciated by early readers.
— School Library Journal (starred review)
Simple, direct and knowingly funny, this book is worthy of a permanent spot on the desks of youth librarians everywhere.
— Publishers Weekly
This relaxed and rhyming recitation of rules can make library orientations for young patrons less daunting and more fun.
Read more about Read It, Don't Eat It! here:
School Library Journal blog
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Read It, Don't Eat It!
by Ian Schoenherr
Available April 28, 2009