Palazzo Inverso

By Johnson, D. B.

Publishers Summary:
D. B. Johnson channels M. C. Escher in this delightful, topsy-turvy picture book.

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978-0-54723-999-6
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2010

Gr 2-4 With the enigmatic work of M.C. Escher as his inspiration, Johnson puts brush to paper to imagine a startling world that changes on every page. A grand "Palazzo" is under construction, and young Mauk, restricted to sharpening the Master's pencils, has mischievously shifted the building drawings. As a result, carpenters now stand on their heads, painters hang from the ceiling, and fountains spray down instead of up. With everything in disarray, Mauk races through the now-di...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

In this riff on Escher's <i>Relativity</i>, a master builder's apprentice rotates the master's drawing; the next day confused w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on June 1, 2010

This unique picture book features a continuous narrative and illustrations that can be viewed right-side up and upside down: once readers reach the “end,” they turn the book over and read all the way back to page one....Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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