The White Book

By Silvia Borando, Lorenzo Clerici, Elisabetta Pica

No words are needed – and unexpected things can happen – when a boy, some bold paint, an active imagination and a white wall come together.

"You could spin your own surreal narration for a baby or leave contented toddlers to turn The White Book’s beautiful, mute pages by themselves, mercifully unsupervised" Telegraph A stylish and fresh wordless picture book, this original story about imaginative play brims with visual humour, bold colours, and a parade of cheeky animals! A little boy stands in front of the whitest of white walls. He readies his brush … and begins to paint. First off, a coat of pink – but wait, what’s that? The painted wall reveals six birdies, perched on a branch! Then he tries the blue paint and … yes! It’s happened again! Fourteen little fish emerge, swimming in the blue. Yellow, grey, green and purple – there are lots of surprises in store for our little painter...

  • Perfect for young readers learning their first colours and animals, fans of wordless picture books and design-loving parents.
  • Stylish yet incredibly accessible, this book introduces the fresh, playful bookmaking of minibombo to our list.
  • Visit the minibombo website for activities and ideas for imaginative play inspired by the little painter's story.

About the author

A collaborative project between Silvia Borando, Lorenzo Clerici and Elisabetta Pica, a creative team with a background in illustration, animation and design, The White Book is one of a playful series from minibombo, an Italian children’s publishing house. Located in Reggio Emilia, Italy, they bring together their love of stories, illustration and interactivity to create young, innovative and graphic picture books.

ISBN: 9781406363173
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: June 1, 2015
Dimensions: 200 x 230mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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