Review: Press Here by Herve Tullet

This past Saturday, I was pleasantly surprised to find a book called Press Here by Herve Tullet on the new shelf at our local library. Hmm. The title caught my attention and the book quickly went into the stack of keepers to bring home to my daughters.

Fast forward a few nights.  After meeting our nightly two book quota, I tucked them both in and the youngest asked if I could read her Press Here. In my own interest, I started reading it to her and we couldn’t stop until we were finished. The oldest, was practically hanging over the edge of her bunk curious to know what was going on below. I then climbed up to my oldest daughter’s bed and read the book. She declared the book magical and continued to read through it again after I said goodnight.

Very innovative and engaging. This book gets kids intrigued by what comes next in this amazingly simple book. Unique and magical…

I can’t wait to check out other books by Herve Tullet:

The Book with a Hole by Herve Tullet

The Game of Light by Herve Tullet

You can find more information about this book at Chronicle Books. Here is what Chronicle Books has gathered for reviews of this book.

What others are saying about Press Here:


“An elegantly conceived picture book.”
—The New York Times

“Irresistible. . . A cross between a high-concept picture book and an iPhone, only more charming.”
—The Wall Street Journal

“An interactive book that gives the iPad a licking.”
—The Horn Book, starred review

—School Library Journal, starred review

star“A breath of fresh air.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

star“What’s happening is magic. Shh! Don’t tell.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review


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