The Lost House: A Seek and Find Book


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$18.99  $17.66
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
9.4 X 12.6 X 0.4 inches | 1.24 pounds

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About the Author

B. B. Cronin is an award-winning illustrator originally from Dublin, Ireland. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and on the covers of PenguinClassics, among many other publications. He was honored by a one-person show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin in 1998. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York with the illustrator Juliette Borda and their two children, Henry and Esmé. He divides his time between his kitchen, living room and his studio.

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"An eye-popping take on I Spy."--O, the Oprah Magazine

"This dazzling and delightful 'seek and find' book harkens to Maira Kalman's Max series with its whimsical drawings and unpredictable color combinations. The Lost House could be an adventurous spread from an architecture magazine."--The New York Times

"Filled with delightful drawings that are visually engaging and inspiring, this bedtime treat...will be a pleasure to read night after night for both kids and adults."--Real Simple

"[A] stylish puzzler [and] superior seek-and-find for all ages."--The Wall Street Journal

"The Lost House is packed with vivid illustrations and enchanting experience for old and young together."

"Kids will spend more time giggling over all the quirky stuff Grandpa's house is filled with in this search-and-find book than looking for the things they're supposed to spot."--Redbook

"Clever, irresistible, [and] visually engaging."--Kirkus Reviews

"Cronin's silkscreenlike images are elegant as can be, resulting in a rich and suggestive excursion into a quietly unconventional world."--Publishers Weekly

"An artistic and creative seek-and-find book that makes for a fun interactive addition to most collections."--School Library Journal

"A visual marvel...[it recalls] picture-book classics from the early twentieth century, but the neon palette and whimsical humor place it solidly in the modern era."--Booklist