Thursday, March 4, 2010
Splurge Of The Week : Stephen King's The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Pop-Up Book
A young girl gets lost in the woods, and the only link to the outside world is her radio and her love of the Boston Red Sox.
Adapted by Peter Abrahams, this book is the perfect way to introduce the younger kids to the wonders of Stephen King. The feel of the book is still here, but the context is re-worded enough that young kids (9-12) can read and understand it. Plus the pop-up aspect of the book, illustrated by Alan Dingman will grab them and keep them interested. It's still scary and haunting, like the original novel, but it's not too over the top. I love the whole concept of a Stephen King pop-up book, and this is definitely a must buy for King fans both young and old. And just to give you and idea of the amazing artwork in the book, here are a few images of the pages popped up.