Search Results: "Hervé Bouchard"


BOOK REVIEW

HARVEY by Hervé Bouchard
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"Pensive, with hushed, desolate notes, this is best suited for thoughtful readers, both YA and adult, who are ready for a quiet literary examination of loss. (Graphic memoir. 12 & up)"
A sparse, evocative look at a father's death. Read full book review >

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THE FINGER SPORTS GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"A perfectly pleasant interactive read for pale-skinned toddlers. (Board book. 2-4)"
The Finger Worms participate in a variety of athletic competitions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EYES GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
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 >

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HELP! WE NEED A TITLE! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
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 >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"The illustrations graphically convey the concept they represent, with clean appearing on a blank page, and dirty showing up on a smudge of ink and paint. (Picture book. 4-8)"
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 >

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GHOST IMAGE by Hervé Guibert
Released: Sept. 12, 1996

Echoes of Roland Barthes haunt this startling collection of autobiographical essays on photography. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GAME OF SHAPES by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 21, 2015

"This is the rare book that would be improved by falling apart. (Board book. 1-4)"
Tullet may have finally run up against the limits created by the conventions of a book with this latest addition to his clever Let's Play Games! series. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BALL GAME by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
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 >

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PRESS HERE by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 16, 2011

"Children and parents keen to explore technological interactivity will delight in recalling the infinite possibilities of the picture book. (Picture book. 3-8)"
One lone, yellow dot sits in the center of a blank, white page. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SAY ZOOP! by Hervé Tullet
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"'Zoop' is the least of it. 'Waahoo!' comes closer. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Another infectiously joyful romp from the panjandrum of playful pointillism. Read full book review >