Press Here by Herve Tullet

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3 YEARS on The New York Times bestseller list!
"Irresistible." –The Wall Street Journal

Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the simple, printed page, this unique picture book about the power of imagination and interactivity will provide read-aloud fun for all ages!

And don't forget! Watch colors splatter, mix and transform in Mix It Up!, the highly anticipated follow-up to Press Here.
 

About Herve Tullet

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Hervé Tullet (b. 1958) studied Fine Art and worked as an Art Director for ten years before joining the advertising industry. In 1990, he produced his first illustrations for French publications including Elle, Le Monde, Libération, Lire, Enfants Magazine and more. In 1994, he publish his first book for children and has since become of the world's most innovative bookmakers, hosting exhibitions in Korea, London, France, Turkey, the United States and more, and winning numerous awards including the Sorcieres Prize in 2011 and the Pépite Prize in 2012. Known in France as "The Prince of Preschoolers," Tullet takes the concept of reading to a new level, teaching young minds to think imaginatively, independently, and creatively. He has published the New York Times bestseller PRESS HERE, as well as DOODLE COOK, and the LET'S PLAY GAMES series of board books for young children. He lives in Paris.
 
Published March 30, 2011 by Chronicle Books. 56 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Extending the bestselling print version's ingeniously interactive contents, this somewhat overheated app offers 15 challengingly abstract games built on unevenly colored, frenetically spinning dots and circles in various primary hues.

May 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Press Here

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One lone, yellow dot sits in the center of a blank, white page.

Apr 04 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Publishers Weekly

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Tullet's brilliant creation proves that books need not lose out to electronic wizardry; his colorful dots perform every bit as engagingly as any on the screen of an iPad. Ready? the voiceover-style

Jan 31 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

... French author/illustrator Herve Tullet displays sheer genius in his new book, " Press Here" (Chronicle Books, $14.99, ages 2 up). Although the ...

Aug 09 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

... 'Press Here' best hits the spot. As a book reviewer, I receive as many as 2,000 children's and teen books each year from publishers. Of those ...

Dec 20 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Common Sense Media

As readers are prompted to press dots, tilt and shake the book, blow on the pages, and clap their hands, the dots multiply, change colors, swirl, and expand.

Mar 30 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Before It's News

... When I was first introduced to Herve Tullet's Press Here, I wasn't sure what to make of it. This increasingly popular picture book looks simple at ...

Mar 18 2013 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Shelf Awareness

"I'm actually not so crazy about reading books on the iPad....

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A Patchwork of Books

Thanks to a truckload of books we received from First Book this spring, we are excited to offer an incentive to kids receiving immunizations that will also help them be successful readers: a free book to take home!.

Dec 10 2015 | Read Full Review of Press Here

A Patchwork of Books

When you blow the book, the dark background creeps away.Press Here would be great for preschoolers and new readers who can manage words like 'finally' and 'straight'.The pages of the book are sturdy, somewhere in between a board book and a normal picture book.Along with a whole lot of fun, this b...

Oct 18 2015 | Read Full Review of Press Here

School Library Journal

When we talk about interactive picture books we’re usually talking about pop-up books or tactile books with fuzzy/bumpy details.

Mar 10 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Shelf Awareness

At one point, after quite a few dots have collected in the illustrations, you tilt the book to the left, and the next page shows all the dots clustered at the left-hand side of the page;

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Kids Book Review

... Like the Do Not Press the Red Button website, this new release by brilliant French artist and KBR favourite Hervé Tullet is one of those books ...

Apr 02 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Waking Brain Cells

... Book Review–Press Here: A Fresh, Simple, Marvelous Idea. Filed under: Book Reviews, ... Press Here by Herve Tullet. Press the dot on the ...

Apr 05 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

There's a Book

... Our review of the extremely successful book by Hervé Tullet, Press Here. An interactive delight that children will enjoy for hours and hours of ...

Dec 01 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

A Book Blogger's Diary

... And that's exactly how I found Hervé Tullet's Press Here, published and sent to me for review by Chronicle Books. Only this book exercises their ...

Jul 12 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Children's Books Guide

Press here is just dots, colors, and words, and with those three little things we’re reminded, especially children, that you don’t need a whole lot of frills to make a great book.

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Kid Lit Frenzy

... Book Review - Press Here. Author: Hervé Tullet Publisher: Chronicle Books ( March 30, 2011) Audience: Ages 3 to 7. Source: Personal Copy

Apr 15 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

Jenny's Book Reviews

... Cover art for Press Here by Herve Tullet The perfect antidote for a digitized world: an interactive book! No electronic gadgetry involved.

Dec 12 2011 | Read Full Review of Press Here

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