The Book With No Pictures

The Book With No Pictures

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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This innovative and wildly funny audiobook by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any listener into a comedian. You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here's how books work. Everything written on the page has to be said by the person reading it aloud. Even if the words say ... BLORK. Or BLUURF... Even if the words are a preposterous song about eating ants for breakfast, or just a list of astonishingly goofy sounds like blaggity blaggity and glibbity globbity.
Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780553397093
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO J OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (09 min., 15 sec.)) : digital

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Ask any children's librarian what recent read-aloud most reliably causes kids to cry with laughter and they'll hand you this one. There may not be any pictures but there sure is a whole lot of silliness.

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JCLTiffanyR Apr 27, 2019

Think kids won't be interested in a book without pictures? They will be if that book makes their adult say the funniest things while reading to them!

Feb 24, 2019

REALLY FUNNY. Made me laugh so hard I couldn’t stop!

DBRL_JessicaM Dec 17, 2018

This book is definitely for those parents who want story time to be a bit of a "performance" for their child. As the book has no pictures, it utilizes text to make the reader say silly things. The best way to include your child is through dramatic interpretation of the text provided. It depends a lot on the reader, so it can be a little hard to read, but it can be fun depending on how the reader decides to read.

OCBookFairy May 17, 2018

An excellent book for reading aloud. Have fun with it and you're sure to please!

May 03, 2018

I wasn’t sure how my toddler would respond to this book, but we gave it a try anyhow. It had us laughing when I had to say silly a bunch of silly words. The dialogue was missed on him a bit, but I would do anything to hear him laugh, so bookmarking this one for another read down the road.

Mar 14, 2018

This book was fantastic and hilarious and I know exactly who will be getting it as a gift!

SPPL_Anna Mar 10, 2018

Every kid loves having this book read to them, as long as you follow the rules of reading aloud and do exactly as the book says. So fun!

SCL_Jaime Jul 21, 2017

Excellent read-out-loud book!! Give it all you have and kids will go nuts!! Awesome!

May 30, 2017

the book with no pictures a book acualy with no pictures can you amagine just staring at a book with no pictures. well your in luck this is no ordenary book that has no pictures (just to let you know it still has no pictures ) but it is a book to make children laugh. how does it make children laugh? if parents read it to there children the book makes the parents say silly things.

rachael21509 May 18, 2017

This book is an excellent read-aloud for early grade school children. Kids - check this book out - your grown up will have to say "Boo-Boo Butt!"

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Apr 03, 2017

Please don't ever, ever make me read this again!


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