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some nice words about Everything Goes…

July 15th, 2011

We received a few nice blurbs the other day from some book sellers who saw advance copies of Everything Goes: On Land. After a year-plus of sitting in a studio by myself cranking this thing out, it’s sure swell to poke my head out of the hole and read this kind of thing.

Everything Goes: On Land is the story of a boy taking a car trip to the city with his father and all the modes of transportation they encounter there. Each two-page spread introduces us to a different class of vehicle, which is then followed by a see-inside spread allowing us to learn more about the different vehicles’ parts and how they work. The pages are so busy and colorful that a child will spend hours poring over them and discovering new details. At the same time, color-coded speech bubbles allow the parent to read the story’s conversation between father and son.

For booksellers, this delightful book offers the best of both worlds — a book for a non-reader to enjoy alone, and one to be shared between adult and child. This would be a perfect recommendation for a grandfather to read to his grandson.

Everything Goes: On Land is informational, educational, and just downright fun – you’re not going to find a better combination anywhere! This is Where’s Waldo?, Richard Scarry’s Busytown, and See-Inside for a new generation! Bravo Brian Biggs!”
Mary Brown, Books, Bytes, and Beyond

“I love this book. I can’t wait to read it to Ian, my 2-1/2 year old nephew who is really into vehicles. It is very Richard Scarry (a favorite of mine). I love the bright colors and detailed illustrations. This is a book that you look at over and over again and still find new things. I love the comments of the people in the street scene. There is so much to look at! It’s a really great interactive picture book, which will be great to hand sell. This book just makes me smile.”
Jennifer Brenninger, The Doylestown Bookshop

“This picture book comes with a money-back guarantee for endless hours of enjoyment for kids as well as moms and dads. Everything that has wheels and goes gets the funny-interactive treatment with great little stories and illustrations by Brian Biggs. Richard Scarry has met his match!”
Becky Anderson, Anderson’s Bookshop