Giant Seek & Find: Look Inside – illustrated by Tiago Americo, Benjamin Becue, Julie Mercier, Paku

 Giant Seek & Find: Look Inside – illustrated by Tiago Americo, Benjamin Becue, Julie Mercier, Paku, Auzou, (9782733846841), 2017

Format: Board Book

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4

Genre:   Picture Book

What did you like about the book? Sharp-eyed readers must seek and find 50 objects within nine double page spreads depicting scenes of the inside of a city’s buildings, a hospital, a library, a shopping mall, a parking lot, a movie theater, a cruise ship, a museum, and a gym.  Ten of the objects can be found, as in the Where’s Waldo series, in each spread.  The giant format of the book, 10 7/8” wide and 15 3/4” tall, and the sturdy board pages make this a perfect book to share together.  Although there are four different illustrators, the bold colors and graphic style remain consistent throughout. A very fun book!

Anything you didn’t like about it?  No

To whom would you recommend this book?  Fans of the I Spy series by Jean Marzollo and the Where’s Waldo books by Martin Handford will love this large format title.

Who should buy this book?  Public libraries and elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it?  Picture Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles?  No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review:       8/14/17             

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