Books by Hervé Tullet

HELP! WE NEED A TITLE! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 13, 2014

"The thick, black, paper-over-board cover suggests a sketchbook; in the adeptly controlled chaos within, Tullet outlines the elements of a good story while supplying kids with plenty of inspiration to create their own. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Clever new metafiction from the prolific French artist (Press Here, 2011, etc.). Read full book review >
THE EYES GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"While Taro Gomi did this gimmick first and better (Peekaboo, 2013, in English; 1990 in Japan), this is a welcome addition to the growing number of board books that go masked. (Board book. 1-3)"
Tullet's latest interactive creation turns an open book into a game of peekaboo. Read full book review >
THE BALL GAME by Hervé Tullet
Released: Feb. 3, 2014

"This ballgame is a board-book miss. (Board book. 3-8)"
The novelty-book answer to the basketball net on the wastepaper basket. Read full book review >
I AM BLOP! by Hervé Tullet
Released: March 5, 2013

"Lighthearted, fun and original, this book will delight children and parents alike. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Blop comes in many colors, but only one distinctive, easy-to-draw shape. The latest in a series of offbeat, imaginative creations by renowned French artist Tullet will intrigue children and encourage them to think outside the blop. Read full book review >
THE COUNTRYSIDE GAME by Hervé Tullet
Released: March 5, 2013

"Here's hoping sophisticated 4- and 5-year-olds, who sometimes feel too grown-up for board books, do not dismiss it and miss out on the playful fun within.  (Board book. 3-5)"
The king of interactive picture books (I Am Blop!, 2013, etc.) takes a sideways view of board books. Read full book review >
THE GAME OF SHADOWS by Hervé Tullet
Released: March 5, 2013

"This intriguingly interactive book may well inspire some ad hoc shadow play as well. (Board book. 3-5)"
A companion title to the author's The Countryside Game (2013) uses die-cuts and all-black, shaped pages to really get into negative space. Read full book review >
THE FINGER CIRCUS GAME by Hervé Tullet
Released: March 5, 2013

"Thumbs up!  (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Clever die-cut holes and playful scenes let readers and their fingers run away to the circus. Read full book review >
PRESS HERE by Chronicle Books
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 15, 2012

"An invitation to play that lacks the simplicity of its print forebear but has its own charms. (iPad game app. 4 & up)"
Extending the bestselling print version's ingeniously interactive contents, this somewhat overheated app offers 15 challengingly abstract games built on unevenly colored, frenetically spinning dots and circles in various primary hues. Read full book review >
THE BOOK WITH A HOLE by Hervé Tullet
Released: May 1, 2011

"Most apps have a long way to go before they will be as artful and engaging as this interactive wonder. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Deliciously interactive and profoundly immersive, this book provides rich imaginative play from cover to cover. Read full book review >
THE GAME OF MIX-UP ART by Hervé Tullet
MUSIC AND THE ARTS
Released: April 15, 2011

"All of these works will inspire young artists (and their caregivers) that it's not necessary—or even desirable—to stay within the lines. (Board book. 3-4) "
An explosive array of colors and patterns bursts forth when the audience artfully determines the final product. Read full book review >
PRESS HERE by Hervé Tullet
FICTION
Released: March 16, 2011

One lone, yellow dot sits in the center of a blank, white page. Read full book review >
THE FIVE SENSES by Hervé Tullet
SENSES
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

Using freely drawn shapes, a few words of commentary, blinding colors and a playful postmodern sensibility, Tullet crafts visual extravaganzas in celebration of the five senses—plus one. Read full book review >

Released: Sept. 1, 1999

A picture dictionary of antonyms, one word to a spread, where each word cleverly converts to its opposite or near-opposite with a turn of the page. Read full book review >