The book is composed of four stories all with different illustration styles.
As such, you will welcome this over all of the books where you read the same story in the same way, over ... and ... over ... and ... over ... again.
Kids will enjoy this book because each time you read the stories, a different meaning occurs.
This book was very strange...I read a few pages and had to stop wasn't making any sence. Usually the Caldecott Awards are great books but not this one. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rosa Cline
This is a very clever way to present four stories - whether they're part of the same story or not is up to you, which is clever as well. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Maria Abihaggle
I really enjoy this book. Sure, it will be appreciated more by older readers and may seem confusing at first but when you realize that the stories connect it is fun to read again... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ann R.
We loved using this in connection with an art project. It went very well. The children really enjoyed it! Such a great book!Published 15 months ago by Maritza M. Ottier
I CAN'T SEE HOW ON EARTH THIS IS READABLE FOR ANYONE ON THEIR KINDLE! is the sample faulty? or is it easier on the newer kindles? Read morePublished 20 months ago by Margo T. Rose
I thought this book was very innovative in the way that Macaulay had four different stories within the book that evenutally tied all into one. Read morePublished 23 months ago by A_L
Bought this book for my nine year old daughter. She loved it and though it's been over a month still carries it in her back pack. Read morePublished on September 10, 2011 by Patterson P. Patrick
As other reviewers have said, the book is fabulous and imaginative. That said, I question Amazon's categorization of this as a book for 4-8 year olds. Read morePublished on December 13, 2010 by SeaShell
What's black and white and red ("read") all over? A newspaper... Or a cow in a tornado... Or BOTH!
Is this four books in one? Read more