‘Bee & Bird’ a visual delight for all ages

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“BEE & BIRD,” by Craig Frazier, Roaring Brook Press, May 10, 2011, $16.99 (ages 4-8)

Some books ask you to use more imagination than others. Others just ask you to look at things in a different way. “Bee & Bird” asks young readers to do a little of both.

There are no words in “Bee & Bird,” just bold and graphic illustrations that will stretch children and adult minds alike. Highly saturated colors further add to basic shapes and patterns as readers follow a bee and a bird on an unexpected and delightful journey.

Though simple in overall design, there’s more to “Bee & Bird” than one sees at first glance. There’s a sophistication to this well-thought-out story that youngsters and their parents will both appreciate.

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Jessica Harrison is the main reviewer behind Cracking the Cover. Prior to creating Cracking the Cover, Jessica worked as the in-house book critic for the Deseret News, a daily newspaper in Salt Lake City. Jessica also worked as a copy editor and general features writer for the paper. Following that, Jessica spent two years with an international company as a social media specialist. She is currently a freelance writer/editor. She is passionate about reading and giving people the tools to make informed decisions in their own book choices.

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