Raincoast Books

What Will You Read Next?

Mix It Up!

9781452137353

Chronicle Books
Available: 09/16/14
8.75 x 8.75 · 56 pages
Ages 3-5 years
9781452137353
CDN $22.99 · cl
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Herve Tullet

A beautiful hardcover edition of the New York Times bestselling interactive picture book from the creator of Press Here !


With the graphic intensity of Eric Carle, the interactive fun of Poke-a-Dot books, and the humor of The Day the Crayons Quit but with a vision all his own, Herve Tullet invites readers to MIX IT UP in a dazzling adventure of color and tones, filled with magic and wonder.

Follow the artist's simple instructions, and suddenly colors appear . . . mix . . . splatter . . . and vanish in a vivid world powered only by the reader's imagination. The result is not only enchantment and giggles, but a real and deeper understanding of colors brought by a true master of his craft.

Just as in his mega-selling classic Press Here, Tullet sets readers on an extraordinary journey of color, motion, and interactivity. Mix It Up! is the perfect gift book for parents and kids to cherish and read again and again, as well as an invaluable teaching tool for preschool and kindergarten classrooms.

AWARD-WINNING BOOK: A Junior Library Guild Selection, a Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year, a PBS Parents Best Picture Book, an ACL Distinguished Book, and selected as a Best Book of the Year by Chicago Public Library.

AN INNOVATIVE, INTERACTIVE WAY TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT COLOR: Each delightful page turn mixes colors and teaches kids basic color theory. Kids will giggle as they mash, smoosh, and mix up colors as they participate in the story.

AN EDUCATIONAL GIFT: The gorgeous graphic visuals make this interactive learning book an irresistible choice for gift-giving with the educational aspect as an appealing bonus.

STIMULATES CREATIVITY & IMAGINATION: Celebrate the magic of three simple colors transforming into an entire rainbow of possibilities. A tour-de-force of imagination that mixes the whimsical minimalism of Duck! Rabbit! with the graphic intensity readers have come to love in Tullet's unique books for toddlers.


Perfect for: • The millions of children and adults who love Herve Tullet and his wonderful books, including Press Here, Let's Play!, and Say Zoop!
• Fun and interactive read-aloud book for families or small groups
• Toddlers, preschoolers, and early readers ready to learn about combining colors in a fun and imaginative way
• Children's art programs
• Fans of The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds; Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle; A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni; and other books about color and creativity



Herve Tullet is known for his prodigious versatility, from directing ad campaigns to designing fabric for Hermes. But his real love is working with children, for whom he has published dozens of books, including Press Here . He lives in Paris, France.