Not a Box

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HarperCollins Children's, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
A beautifully designed book, celebrating the power of the imagination to transform even the most ordinary of objects into something magical. A box is just a box... unless it's not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows. Inspired by the memory of sitting in a box on her driveway with her brother, Antoinette Portis captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes reality. Her simple, spare text and illustrations show that seeing truly depends on the ability to believe in the possibilities.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Perfect. Little rabbit knows it's a rocket ship, a robot, a race-car, a burning building, etc.... I sure do hope children still play with boxes - mine found them fun! Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

Minimal words in this book about all the different things a box can be. Anyone who's ever given a kid a toy only to have them spend more time playing with the box then the toy can appreciate this book ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Antoinette Portis attended the UCLA School of Fine Arts and is a former creative director at Disney Consumer Products. She lives in Studio City, California, USA.

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