Press Here: Hervae Tullet

Press Here

Author/Illustrator: Hervae Tullet
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Year: 2011
Brief Summary: This simple but innovative book invites readers to interact with the illustrations.  Wonderful things happen when children press, shake, tilt, and do other things with the book and its contents.

Awards, Honors and Prizes:

 Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
  • Encourage students to play with the book.  What does this book remind you of?  (iPads, perhaps?)
  • Do you prefer reading a traditional book or books on iPads, Kindle, or other electronic formats?  Why?  Make a chart about the advantages and disadvantages of traditional/electronic books.
  • Discuss shapes and colors
  • Math – count the dots

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc. N/A

Accessed at: B&N


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