This Book Is Alive!

This Book Is Alive!

3.85 (163 ratings by Goodreads)
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Of course all books are alive. Why would you ever think otherwise?

And this book would be honored to be invited into your home, be grateful for your hospitality, and truly treasure your companionship.

After all, the one thing all books have in common (besides being alive) is that they want to be opened, read, considered--all the better if they're also loved, respected, or even recommended.

And if this book manages to brighten your day, make you smile, or remind you how great it is just to be alive--and reading--well then, you might become this book's most favorite reader of all.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 3mm | 132g
  • English
  • 41 Illustrations
  • 1948124416
  • 9781948124416
  • 2,692,847

Review quote

"Imaginative, positive, and thought-provoking, there's nothing quite like This Book Is Alive! Its compelling discussion and magic is highly recommended for adults who would capture the allure of life and reading for beginning bookworms ... The dual messages in this book, about the liveliness of the written word and the joy of life itself, impart a rare feeling and opportunity for read-aloud parents to discuss the nature of books and ideas with the very young ... [Illustrator Daria Yudina] deftly tackles the difficult task of illustrating an ethereal concept." -D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

"An invitation to all - pick me up, read me, be my friend, we can go on a journey together ... There's more to every page than meets the first glance ... Any child curious about and just beginning to form a love for books will be entranced ... Lovely picture book about the joys of reading and how books really do come alive and create new journeys, ideas and aspirations in the minds of readers." -The Bookbag

"One of those books which might go viral in your school. Unique and life-affirming, this is a great book to read with children and look at with a class of 5-8 years olds, and to use as an inspiration for writing with 7-9 years olds." -The School Reading List

"Positivity and interactivity ... Young readers are introduced to the book in their hands. It speaks directly to them ... A celebration of all the wonderful possibilities of being a book, and being alive ... An overall feeling of joy, empowerment and the importance of reading ... A delightful and empowering picture book to cherish." -Readers' Favorite

"Fun, interesting and delightfully designed. The message here is simple: A book can be anything, just like you ... This is a gem of a book and a perfect gift for any book lovers you know." -Wishing Shelf Book Review

"A creative way to stimulate a child's interest in books ... Clever and delightful ... Encourage a love for books by reinforcing all the many ways books can teach and entertain us ... A wonderful teaching tool ... Children will love this book!" -Readers' Favorite

"Empowering children, they can be anything they want to be." -LoveReading4Kids
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Rating details

163 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 42% (69)
4 22% (36)
3 21% (35)
2 7% (11)
1 7% (12)
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