Best Picture Books of 2013 To Take You Outside the Box [SHOWING SLIDE 8 OF 10]

Thinking outside the box. Einstein did it. Paul Erdos did it, too. So did Nelson Mandela, and (thank goodness) so did the inventor of the humble toilet. From the very earliest conceptual thinking babies and toddlers tackle to wild flights of fancy, here's a selection from our picks for the Best Picture Books of 2013 that celebrate and encourage thinking outside the box.

NELSON MANDELA by Kadir Nelson
Kirkus Star
by Kadir Nelson, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

"A beautifully designed book that will resonate with children and the adults who wisely share it with them. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
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