Author/Illustrator: Barbara Lehman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Year: 2006
Brief Summary: In this wordless book, a boy explores the museum on his own and interacts with the exhibits.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:
Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2007 ; Bank Street College of Education
Booklist Book Review Stars , Apr. 15, 2006 ; American Library Association
Children’s Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 ; H.W. Wilson
Choices, 2007 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Kirkus Book Review Stars, April 15, 2006
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, June 26, 2006 ; Cahners
Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:
- Take a fieldtrip to the museum (virtual or real). Pair with other books about famous museums, such as You Can’t Take a Balloon Into the Metropolitan Museum.
- Print out mazes for the kids to do.
Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library