Seymour Chwast celebrates the daily routine of getting dressed in this fittingly whimsical and satisfyingly unique novelty book. Unlike more traditional books on this topic that deal with thehowof getting dressed,Get Dressed!instead tackles thewhy. The text “Get dressed to read about dragons” accompanies an illustration of a boy dressed in a makeshift knight costume. A girl in full floral garb stands in a garden alongside the text “Get dressed to hide.” The book features half and full gatefolds, which foreshadow the items of clothing to be seen and provide surprise reveals on each spread. With a die-cut magnetic closure, even the cover invites readers to peek inside!
Praise forGet Dressed!
“Chwast’s wacky combinations are sure to encourage young fashionistas to be comfortable with their own personal style. Even the cover, designed as a suit jacket that fastens with a magnetic snap, invites readers to open a world of possibilities. A clever, dapper package.”
"Young children will delight in pointing out which objects don’t necessarily belong with the others."
–The New York Times Book Review
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CarolineBraden - LibraryThing
Get Dressed! teaches children the names of different types of clothing and accessories and what to wear in certain situations (i.e. when it is cold or when playing make-believe). Through its whimsical ... Read full review
Review: Get Dressed!User Review - Margaret - Goodreads
I'm not terribly impressed with this book although the format of a magnet cover that closes like a coat and the open flap pages is neat and keeps my daughter's attention. While I'm not crazy about it ... Read full review