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Review of ‘Knock! Knock!’

Young readers get to “build a book” with Japanese illustrator Kaori Takahashi’s unusually designed Knock! Knock!

It’s true that readers build this story in more ways than one, since it’s a book folded inside a tiny slipcase. Readers pull out the book and unfold the story page by page. It’s book architecture, if you will…

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When friendship is a laughing matter

Two new picture books feature a cast of furry friends who delight in goofy wordplay. Young readers will learn about rhyming and the creative possibilities of language—that is, if they can stop giggling long enough to articulate the lessons.

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