B.J. Novak from The Office fame has branched out as an author of a children’s books. And his first book is a book with no pictures. A book with NO PICTURES? YES! And it is hilarious! Your kids will want you to read it again and again. Novak is trying to teach your children what reading is really about. It’s about words on the page, and your students are forced to rely on you (the reading-aloud adult) for entertainment. True to its title Novak’s book features no illustrations, just words in large typeface floating on the pages. “It might seem like no fun to have someone read you a book with no pictures,” the book states, before explaining how picture books work: “Everything the words say, the person reading the book has to say. No matter what.” Pretty quickly you will be pronouncing silly words, making fun of yourself (“I am a robot monkey”) and praising the child as “the best kid ever in the history of the entire world.”
You can watch him read the book by clicking on the video below.
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