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This is Not a Book
Author: Keri Smith

ISBN: 9780399535215
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 221
Published: 1 September 2009
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0 x 1.6
Description:
This is Not a Book will engage readers in having them define all the different things a book can be: an experience, a diversion, an illusion, a private space, a public space, a game, a puzzle, and so on. Keri asks readers, 'If it is not a book, what is it then?' And gives them a kaleidoscope of answers:

This book is . . .

A secret message. Tear this page out, write a note for a stranger, leave it in a public place.

A mystery. Make up a fictitious story about the origin of this book. Where did it come from? How did you find it? Who does it belong to?

A recording device. Have everyone you come in contact with today write their name here.

Unpredictable. Draw a line. Pass the book to someone else. Ask them to add to it & pass it back. Repeat 12 times.

Mail. This page is a postcard. Cut it out and mail it to a friend.

Top secret. Write a message in code. Hide the solution somewhere in the book.

An instrument. Com...

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