Not A Box by Antoinette PortisNot A Box by Antoinette Portis

Not A Box

byAntoinette PortisIllustratorAntoinette Portis

Hardcover | December 12, 2006

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Don't miss this wholly original celebration of the power of imagination, winner of a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award

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 a memory of sitting in a box on her driveway with her sister, Antoinette Portis captures the thrill when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes real—when the imagination takes over inside a cardboard box, and through play, a child is transported to a world where anything is possible.

The simple text makes the book appropriate for toddlers, but the message and retro feel of the book also lead to it being an original and compelling gift to mark an occasion such as a graduation.

Antoinette Portis is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Not a Box (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a 2007 Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor Book), Not a Stick, A Penguin Story (also chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), and Kindergarten Diary. She attended the UCLA School of Fine Arts and is ...
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Title:Not A BoxFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.38 inPublished:December 12, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061123226

ISBN - 13:9780061123221

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Creative thinking This book leads itself to creative think and imagination - something all kids love!
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Imagination! I use this book to inspire my student to write their own books. It encourages children to use their imagination and creativity.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Book of Imagination Every Kid loves boxes. it's one of the best toys there is! In this book, the main character is a bunny who argues that his "box" is NOT a box. and to him it's Not. Sometimes it's a car, sometimes its a rocket ship, some times its a basket of a hot air balloon etc. Shows children that it is fun to use your imagination, and that it is ok to do so.
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet book about creativity Creating beautiful junk from boxes and other treasures from the recycling bin does so much for kids. This book celebrates the fun children have with a box. A great one for toddlers!
Date published: 2017-02-04