The White Book

The White Book

Book - 2015 | First U.S. edition.
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No words are needed--and unexpected things can happen--when a boy, some bold paint, an active imagination, and a white wall come together.

Roller in hand, a boy starts to paint a blank wall. First it's a plain coat of pink. Then six birds emerge, perched on a branch. . . . Wait, they were there a minute ago! Then he tries the blue paint, and it happens again: fourteen fish swimming in formation, until green paint reveals a giant dinosaur with big teeth and a mind of its own. Whether gray, yellow, purple, or orange, each spread draws on visual humor and an array of unpredictable animals to yield a bigger surprise, right up to the warm and rewarding finale.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763681074
Branch Call Number: E WHI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations


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Your imagination is the limit with this colourful wordless book. As animals emerge from the page giggles are sure to happen.

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Nov 01, 2019

Wordless and wonderful. This determined boy keeps painting until what he paints stays with him.

LibrLdyMapleValley Aug 25, 2017

This is a wordless picture book that has a lot to say! It really is full of fun images as the boy paints his way into some pretty silly predicaments (who knew giraffes would be so... friendly). The last picture is of the beginning of a perfect friendship. Very enjoyable!

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