How To Read A Book
Find a tree—a
black tupelo or
dawn redwood will do—and
(It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.)
With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet’s lush artwork come together to take readers on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.
Pages fall loose, and open to vibrant commanding pages of prose that are simple and easy to follow, but are also engaging and deep. The illustrations are lush, vivid, and startlingly eye-catching.
This is the type of book you pass from child-to-child and generation-to-generation. An enjoyable read that you’ll want to unfold again and again.