Book Review: What Do You Do With an Idea?

August 8, 2015

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom
From Miss Susie at Lexington Branch

"In What Do You Do With an Idea?, a young child has a brilliant idea! Their idea is represented in a whimsical way that makes it both tangible and literal: an egg. Page after page the child feeds, protects, and grows the idea. My favorite line is,

"This is MY idea, I thought. No one knows it like I do. And it's okay if it's different, and weird, and maybe a little crazy."

"The author does a wonderful job portraying the depth of an idea in a childlike and creative way. At the end, the idea hatches and the real magic is seen. This is an egg-cellent book to inspire and fuel your imagination."

Thanks for the review, Miss Susie! To read more about this book, and the author and illustrator, check out the Children's Book Review.

You can also watch this narrative of the story from YouTube:

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