A monkey is reading a book and a jackass keeps asking him what it does in terms of technology. He keeps telling him that it doesn’t do any of those things because it’s a book. Then the jackass begins reading and won’t give it back. He tells the monkey that he will charge it when he is finished and the monkey tells him he doesn’t have to because “It’s a book, Jackass.”
Funny, but not sure if I would read this at school with a group of elementary students. Perhaps a parent wanting to read it with their own child or children would be best. Lane Smith is the author of many other books that are on my favorites list such as The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is crafty and creative in how he writes. And while the last word on the last page of It’s a Book may be in a dictionary and Bible, doesn’t mean it should be read in school. 😉
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Smith, Lane (2011). It’s a book. New York, NY: Roaring Brook.