On A Magical Do-nothing Day by Beatrice AlemagnaOn A Magical Do-nothing Day by Beatrice Alemagna

On A Magical Do-nothing Day

byBeatrice AlemagnaIllustratorBeatrice Alemagna

Hardcover | September 12, 2017

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Give the gift of a magical do-nothing day!

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!

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.

Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna, Italy, in 1973. At eight years old she knew she would become a painter and a writer. Since then she has published more than thirty books all over the world—from France and Italy to Japan and the United States. Some of her books available in the United States include A Lion in Paris, which Kirkus R...
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Title:On A Magical Do-nothing DayFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.25 inPublished:September 12, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062657607

ISBN - 13:9780062657602

Editorial Reviews

“Something remarkable waits in every corner of Beatrice Alemagna’s world. Her work makes me feel like a child again.”