Give the gift of a magical do-nothing day This picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling because it speaks to boredom from being stuck inside and staring at your computer, phone, or video game. There's so much to notice in the world, if we can un-plug long enough.
This picture book with startlingly beautiful words and pictures will spur imagination and a break from boredom or screen time.
Now a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year and Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year
All I want to do on a rainy day like today is play my game. My mom says it's a waste of time, but without my game, nothing is fun On the other hand, maybe I'm wrong about that...
While reading On a Magical Do-Nothing Day, one gets the sense that the illustrator became lost in her drawings, and as a reader, you'll want to do the same. Perfect for fans of picture books by Julie Morstad, Carson Ellis, Jon Klassen, and Tomi Ungerer.
"Hands down, Beatrice Alemagna is my favorite contemporary illustrator, said the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Last Stop on Market Street, Christian Robinson.
On a Magical Do-Nothing Day has been recognized with a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Don't miss this picture book that beautifully encourages unplugged exploration.
--Chris Haughton, award-winning illustrator of Shh We Have a PlanBinding Type:
12.10h x 9.30w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews
06/15/2017 pg. 92Booklist
06/01/2017 pg. 116Publishers Weekly
07/10/2017School Library Journal
09/01/2017Hornbook Guide to Children
01/01/2018 pg. 28 - Below Average, With Minor FlawAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name:
198390 / On a Magical Do-Nothing DayReading Level:
2.9 / Interest Level:
Lower Grade / Point Value: