Wake Up, Let's Play!
Published by: Floris Books
22 pages, 7.30 x 7.90 in, colour illustrations
- Board book
- ISBN: 9781782506263
- Published: June 2020
Join two friends who love playing together wherever they are. They play restaurants and boats, castles and baking, snowmen and parties. And when the day is over and it's time for bed, they can't wait to play together again tomorrow.
With gorgeous, detailed scenes of children playing, this simple board book has very few words, encouraging children to interact with the beautiful artwork in their own way.
A sturdy board book for young hands about the endless possibilities of imaginative play.
'Törnqvist's watercolor and fine black lines make for very literal illustrations with lots of bright colors and recognizable objects to identify. This is a large format board book and there's lots to look at once you open the pages, with the illustrations coming right to the edge of the page...
The concept is strong and the illustrations are charming.'
– Youth Services Book Review, 5 stars
'I like the soft style of the illustrations and all the vibrant colors. The children look like they are having the time of their lives playing and imagining together.
This board book is adorable from start to finish!'
– Books for MKs
'With gorgeous, detailed scenes of children playing, this simple board book has very few words, encouraging children to interact with the beautiful artwork in their own way... We love the simplicity of the story and the lovely illustrations of the daily life and play of small children. Each page provides a new activity to explore and new games to play, lending itself to a day long story exploration. The settings are vivid and relatable and the book invites children to think of their own special places and games they share with friends.'
-- Seven Stories
Praise for Marit Törnqvist:
'A simply beautiful picture book... Marit's vibrant artwork is accompanied by a lyrical story of awe, adventure and the loving relationship between a parent and child... Highly recommended.'
– Midwest Book Review on Charlie's Magical Carnival
'Imagination takes reality for a grand ride in this Dutch import... Filled with life and color, extravagantly costumed carnivalgoers, surreal details, and droll side business... A joyful celebration of free-range fantasizing.'
– Kirkus Reviews on Charlie's Magical Carnival