Author(s): Barbara Lehman
This book is about a book. A magical red book without any words. When you turn the pages you’ll experience a new kind of adventure through the power of story.Winning a Caldecott Honor for its illustrations of rare detail and surprise, The Red Book crosses oceans and continents to deliver one girl into a new world of possibility, where a friend she’s never met is waiting. And as with the best of books, at the conclusion of the story, the journey is not over.
Lehman's story captures the magical possibility that exists every time readers open a book.School Library Journal, Starred Simple, nicely drawn, and a friendly toast to the imagination.Kirkus Reviews The author's simply drawn art...is appropriate to a pleasing puzzle that will challenge young imaginations and intellects.Horn Book