How to Read a Book

Author(s): Kwame Alexander

Picture Books

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree--a

black tupelo or

dawn redwood will do--and

plant yourself.

(It's okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.)

With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander's evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet's lush artwork come together to take readers on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780062307811
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : June 2019
  • : .25 Inches X 8.5 Inches X 10 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : Kwame Alexander
  • : 32