Warning: Do Not Open This Book!

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An E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
A Huffington Post Notable Book

CAUTION! This book contains monkeys, alligators, and a whole lot of silliness.

You really shouldn’t be opening this book.
I’m serious.
Just put it back on the shelf.
Right...now.
You’re still reading this?
Well, don’t say I didn’t warn you...

It looks like a book, it feels like a book, and it even smells like a book. But watch out...madness and mayhem lie within! Debut author Adam Lehrhaupt urges you NOT to take a walk on the wild side in this humorous, interactive romp with inventive and engaging illustrations from Eisner Award–winning comic artist and rising star children’s book illustrator Matthew Forsythe. Warning: Do Not Open This Book? won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor award and was a 2013 Huffington Post Best Picture Book honorable mention and an ALA Notable Children’s Book.

This quirky, subversive creation begs to be enjoyed again and again and again.

“These monkeys are a RIOT! And their books are funny, too!” —Ame Dyckman
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About the author

Matthew Forsythe is an award-winning comic book artist and illustrator. His first children’s book, My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee, was a named a 2011 New York Times Notable Children’s Book. His illustrations have appeared in many publications including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Formerly the Lead Designer on the animated series Adventure Time on the Cartoon Network, he now lives in Canada and is working on his next book. Visit him at ComingUpforAir.net.

Adam Lehrhaupt’s first picture book, Warning: Do Not Open This Book!, received the E.B. White Read Aloud Honor Award, was an ALA Notable Book, and a Huffington Post Notable Book. School Library Journal called it, “More fun than a barrel of monkeys.” He is also the author of Please, Open This Book!, which was named a Wanda Gag Comstock Read Aloud Honor Book and Idea Jar. Adam has traveled to six continents, performed on Broadway, and lived on a communal farm. He currently lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with his wife, sons, and two bizarre dogs. Visit him online at AdamLehrhaupt.com.

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Aug 27, 2013
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Pages
40
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ISBN
9781442435834
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, etc
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Imagination & Play
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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