Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Imagine a Day by Rob Gonsalves

Whimsical thoughts, bringing colorful and happy images to the reader.

Buy Imagine a Day by Rob Gonsalves from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780689852190
ISBN-10: 0689852193
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 273mm x 6mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Imagine a Day by Rob Gonsalves

US Kirkus Review » Imagine a day . . . when the edge of the map is only the beginning of what we can explore." Like its companion, Imagine a Night (2003), this showcases Gonsalves's Escher-like, surrealist art, paring oblique captions to a series of transformations. Children step onto, and then into, a map; a high stone bridge dissipates into grey sky while its arches become sailing ships; fence pickets become skyscrapers; pines change into a forest of green-roofed cathedrals; each book on a shelf becomes a doorway to a different scene. There's no plotline, but the artist populates his precisely detailed paintings with grave-looking adults and children, thus creating a formal air that nicely underscores the general sense of mystery. Viewers who enjoy poring over such painterly imagination-stretchers as Quint Buchholz's Collector of Moments (1999) or Sarah Perry's If- (1995) will sink into this, too. (Picture book. 7-10) (Kirkus Reviews)

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Imagine a Day book by Rob Gonsalves and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Imagine a Day by Rob Gonsalves also bought the following titles:

Books By Rob Gonsalves

Imagine a World by Rob Gonsalves
Hardback, October 2015
Imagine a Place by Rob Gonsalves