|Now||2021||Previous||Articles||Road Essays||Road Reviews||Author||Black Authors||Title||Source||Age||Genre||Series||Format||Inclusivity||LGBTA||Portfolio||Artwork||WIP|
It's a Book: 09/01/17
It's a Book by Lane Smith was first published when my youngest was four. It would have been the perfect book for her back then given her big vocabulary and her insistence on calling things by their proper names.
The book features a conversation between a reader and a personal electronics junky. The monkey just wants to read their book but is interrupted by a curious character who does not get how books work.
The book culminates with a punchline that makes it a fun book for children's librarians to use during story time. It comes up in discussion sometimes over it's ending with anyone wondering if the book has caused any trouble or garnered any complaints.
See it has a punchline that sounds rude but isn't. Because the character — the curious one — is literally a jackass.