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Do Not Lick This Book

Do Not Lick This Book

Written by Idan Ben-Barak; illustrated by Julian Frost

Roaring Brook Press



Roaring Brook Press

Roaring Brook Press


ISBN: 9781250206138

40 Pages, Ages 4-8

Min is a microbe. She is small.
Very small.

In fact, so small that you’d need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she’s never seen before—like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted, tangled jungle of your shirt.

Written by Idan Ben-Barak, with illustrations from Julian Frost, Do Not Lick This Book is perfect for anyone who wants to take a closer look at the world.

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Parents Magazine, Best Children's Books of the Year, NPR Best Book of the Year

Written by Idan Ben-Barak; illustrated by Julian Frost

Idan Ben-Barak has written several books so far; they’ve been translated into over a dozen languages and won a couple of awards. He lives in a smallish apartment in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and their two boys. Sometimes, after they go to bed, he grabs the guitar and makes up harmless little tunes. He has degrees in microbiology and in the history and philosophy of science, a diploma in library studies, and a day job that has very little to do with any of the above. You can find Idan on Facebook (too often for his own good), Instagram (occasionally) and Twitter (rarely). When he has anything to say about writing he says it on his blog.

Julian Frost is an internationally renowned illustrator, designer, director, and animator. He received worldwide acclaim for his animation ‘Dumb Ways to Die,' created for the Metro Trains in Melbourne, Australia to promote rail safety. Winner of the Cannes Lion Grand Prixs, which had close to 150 million views on YouTube since 2012.

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