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Spork Board book – Picture Book, 6 October 2020

4.8 out of 5 stars 150 ratings

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While some picture-book tales have difficulty promoting the 'different can be good' message without slipping into deep didactism, Maclear's text feels nearly effortless. The inanimate-object identification also pairs brilliantly with Arsenault's melding of mixed media and digital art.―Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

It's a story that could wilt under the weight of moral high-mindedness, but the graceful voice of Maclear, making her children's book debut, keeps it light and entertaining.―Publishers Weekly

Arsenault's expressive drawings of an un-happy spork are instantly winning.―The New York Times

... her message of acceptance will resonate, particularly with parents.―Booklist

... the lighthearted storytelling and whimsical mixed-media illustrations will draw readers in, and adults will find the book to be a useful conversation starter for the topics of race, difference, and acceptance.―School Library Journal

About the Author

Kyo Maclear is an award-winning writer and novelist. Her ever-growing list of acclaimed picture books for children includes Virginia Wolf, The Specific Ocean, The Liszts, Bloom, Story Boat and It Began with a Page. She lives and works in Toronto, Ontario.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Kids Can Press (6 October 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Board book ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1525304011
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1525304019
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 1 - 4 years
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 318 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 17.78 x 1.27 x 22.23 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 150 ratings

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Junigal
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Book!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2011
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Monika Lukacena
5.0 out of 5 stars Great storyline
Reviewed in Canada on 8 September 2020
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Sydney Kingma
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
Reviewed in Canada on 27 September 2020
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LL
5.0 out of 5 stars Great story!
Reviewed in Canada on 15 October 2020
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TT
3.0 out of 5 stars Cute
Reviewed in Canada on 30 May 2013
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