Round Trip

Round Trip

Book - 1983
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Black and white illustrations and text record the sights on a day trip to the city and back home again to the country. The trip to the city is read from front to back and the return trip, from back to front, upside down.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1983
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780688017729
068801772X
9780688017811
0688017819
Branch Call Number: jP Jonas
Characteristics: [32] p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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FindingJane Jun 18, 2014

Beautiful and sublime, this charming children’s book takes the reader on an unforgettable journey back and forth and upside down in its pages. Each page is a clever, eye-pleasing symphony of black and white, each page capable of being turned upside down to form a very different image. It is a startling and startlingly picturesque example of what heights a talented illustrator is capable of achieving.

forbesrachel Nov 18, 2012

A train ride turns into a study of optics. The artist rendered all images in black and white so that when turned upside down a new set of images appears, and the story can continue. There is not much to the story, as it is just a description of all the sights seen, but the images are brilliantly done, making this a one of a kind book, and well worth looking at.

LocketLibrarian Sep 24, 2011

Super clever

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