CAUTION! This book contains monkeys, alligators, and a whole lot of silliness. You really shouldn't be opening this book. I'm serious. Just put it back on the shelf. Right...w. You're still reading this? Well, don't say I didn't warn you...It looks like a book, it feels like a book, and it even smells like a book. But watch out...madness and mayhem lie within! Debut author Adam Lehrhaupt urges you NOT to take a walk on the wild side in this humorous, interactive romp with inventive and engaging illustrations from Eisner Award-winning comic artist and rising star children's book illustrator Matthew Forsythe. Warning: Do Not Open This Book? won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Hor award and was a 2013 Huffington Post Best Picture Book horable mention and an ALA Notable Children's Book. This quirky, subversive creation begs to be enjoyed again and again and again. These monkeys are a RIOT! And their books are funny, too! -Ame Dyckman
Adam Lehrhaupt has travelled to six continents, performed on Broadway, and lived on a communal farm. He firmly believes that opening a book is a good thing, even if there are monkeys in it. Adam currently lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with his wife and two sons. This is his first book. Visit him at adamlehrhaupt.com. Matthew Forsythe is an award-winning comic book artist and illustrator. His first children's book, My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee, was a named a 2011 New York Times Notable Children's Book. His illustrations have appeared in many publications including the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Los Angeles where he is the Lead Designer on the animated series, Adventure Time on the Cartoon Network. Visit him at comingupforair.net.