Square

Square

This book is about Square. Square spends every day taking blocks from a pile below the ground to a pile above the ground. This book is also about Square's friend Circle. Circle thinks Square is an artistic genius. But is he really?...

Title:Square
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780763696078
Format Type:

    Square Reviews

  • David Schaafsma

    The second in a basic shapes picture book trilogy by Mac Barnett and Jon Klaasen--the first was Triangle, which I also like a lot--that is part of their efforts to deepen the picture book form. As I h...

  • Whispering Stories

    Book Reviewed by Stacey on www.whisperingstories.comLast year I reviewed Triangle by Mac Barnett and Illustrated by Jon Klassen. This is their second book in what is going to be a trilogy of books abo...

  • Laura

    Mac Barnett and Jon Klassens Triangle was one of my biggest disappointments last year. BUT it was also the picture book that made the strongest impression, inspired the most discussion, and had me wai...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    #1 Triangle ★★★★★#2 Square ★★★★★#3 Circle ★★★★★I love Klassen's illustration style but hadn't read anything by Mac Barnett, so I figured this would be a good intro to Bar...

  • Laura Harrison

    Liked it better than the first. I wish they had put the trilogy in one picture book or early reader multiple chapter book. The board book format for this series isn't working for me. Board books are t...

  • Sara

    This is the most existentialist children's picture book I've ever read and I loved it....

  • Benji Martin

    Sometimes, a book has to sit in your mind for a few days before you can really appreciate it. Thats how it was for me with Square, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassens forthcoming book, the follow-up to Trian...

  • Christine

    I have mixed feelings about this book. After my initial reading my only thought was "Why was this so depressing?" and then gave it to my coworker to read to get her opinion. She felt that it was a dow...

  • Melki

    A most excellent children's picture book that proves beauty, and art, is in the eye of the beholder.I love Barnett's art, with its subtle gradations; it's simple, yet, oh, so appealing....

  • Dan

    The more I read this book, the more I love it....