Zoom by Istvan Banyai
(Picture Puffins)

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Open this wordless book and zoom from a farm to a ship to a city street to a desert island. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For nothing is ever as it seems in Istvan Banyai
 

About Istvan Banyai

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Istvan Banyai is a commercial illustrator and animator as well as the author/illustrator of Zoom (Viking and Puffin) and REM (Viking). He lives in New York City.
 
Published March 1, 1995 by Viking Juvenile. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Each page of this wordless book by newcomer Banyai is a close- up detail from the scene on the next page.

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Banyai's artwork is eye-grabbing but emotionally coola combination that works to perfection in this particular book.

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Readers are in for a perpetually surprising-and even philosophical-adventure, said PW in a starred review of this wordless picture book that begins with a close-up of a rooster's comb and ends in

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""Readers are in for a perpetually surprising-and even philosophical-adventure,"" said PW in a starred review of this wordless picture book that begins with a close-up of a rooster's comb and ends in outer space.

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To surprise his audience, which may already expect the sequence of pictures to expand to infinity, as in Zoom, Banyai toys not only with spatial relations but with time and with cultural referents: people in 19th-century garb, admiring an image of Napoleon, turn out to be on a movie set;

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This provocative wordless volume can be ``read'' either from front to back or even from back to front.

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