Round Trip

Round Trip

Book Plus CD - 1992
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Story records the sights on a day trip to the city and back home again to the country. Accompanying book is an 'upside-down book' with black and white illustrations, and the trip to the city is read from front to back and the return trip, from back to front.
Publisher: [Pine Plains, N.Y.] : Live Oak Media, [1992], ℗1992
ISBN: 068801772X
Branch Call Number: FICTION Jon
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (10 min. 30 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([32] pages : illustrations ; 25 cm)
Audience: Recommended for ages 3 to 8
Additional Contributors: Terheyden, Linda

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FindingJane Jun 18, 2014

Beautiful and sublime, this charming children’s book takes the reader on an unforgettable journey back and forth and upside down in its pages. Each page is a clever, eye-pleasing symphony of black and white, each page capable of being turned upside down to form a very different image. It is a startling and startlingly picturesque example of what heights a talented illustrator is capable of achieving.

forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

A train ride turns into a study of optics. The artist rendered all images in black and white so that when turned upside down a new set of images appears, and the story can continue. There is not much to the story, as it is just a description of all the sights seen, but the images are brilliantly done, making this a one of a kind book, and well worth looking at.

LocketLibrarian Sep 24, 2011

Super clever

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