Round Trip

Round Trip

Book - 1983
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A book to read forward, backward, and then upside down.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1983
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780688017811
Branch Call Number: JP/Jonas 4901 01
Characteristics: [32] p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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FindingJane Jun 18, 2014

Beautiful and sublime, this charming children’s book takes the reader on an unforgettable journey back and forth and upside down in its pages. Each page is a clever, eye-pleasing symphony of black and white, each page capable of being turned upside down to form a very different image. It is a startling and startlingly picturesque example of what heights a talented illustrator is capable of achieving.

forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

A train ride turns into a study of optics. The artist rendered all images in black and white so that when turned upside down a new set of images appears, and the story can continue. There is not much to the story, as it is just a description of all the sights seen, but the images are brilliantly done, making this a one of a kind book, and well worth looking at.

LocketLibrarian Sep 24, 2011

Super clever

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