The Secret Box by Barbara Lehman
(Lehman, Barbara)

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Times change.
Cities may grow large.
Summers may come and go.
And people might grow old,
but the one thing that always
remains the same is the desire for

Barbara Lehman takes readers on a timeless trip to a world of secret messages left in secret boxes hidden in secret places. 

You’ll never know what you’ll find when you look inside!


About Barbara Lehman

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Barbara Lehman has illustrated many books for children. Born in Chicago, Barbara attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where she earned a BFA in communication design. A full-time illustrator, Barbara says, "Books and art have always held the strongest attraction for me. I have always felt drawn to 'commercial art' because of its ability to reach many people. I like the idea of being part of the media in a meaningful and thoughtful way, especially with children as the audience." She now lives in Philmont, New York.
Published March 21, 2011 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 48 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Sports & Outdoors, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Ending with a modern boy and girl contemplating the culvert’s entrance, she invites readers (her wordless pictures clearly beg to be read, pored over) to feel the tenuous bonds of child life loosen.

Jan 24 2011 | Read Full Review of The Secret Box (Lehman, Barbara)

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As in her previous books, Lehman (The Red Book) develops the theme of children who stumble on unseen worlds.

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In her book The Secret Box, author Barbara Lehman tells a timeless story of discovery that children of all ages will enjoy, especially beginning readers.

Sep 07 2011 | Read Full Review of The Secret Box (Lehman, Barbara)

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