Friday, 4 October 2019

A New Zealand book every kid should read before the age of 12 - The Boring Book by Vasanti Unka




The New Zealand Book Council came up with a list of books by New Zealanders that they reckon every kid should have read by the age of 12.  I decided to check out the ones I haven't read and post about the ones I agreed were good (in no particular order).


I was delighted by this book – it is subversively funny and entertains both adults and children.  The book is not just illustrated, it also has little pockets and attachments.  I am going to see if this author has done anything else.


Highly recommended.

2 comments:

  1. Those all look like fun, Carole. I LOVE books!

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  2. I like your project. I have been reading books that won the American Library Association Caldecott Award for illustration, mostly they are picture books for children who don't read yet. Most of them are delightful.

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