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Photographer Connie Tamaddon uses the properties of light and shadow to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems. Using unusual materials to fashion seemingly familiar shapes, Tamaddon creates an imaginative way to entertain – and enlighten – readers young and old, and provides a playful yet serious opportunity for parents and children to discuss the dangers of prejudging objects and people.
Dedicated to inspiring creativity in children and helping individuals whose voices are not always heard, Connie Tamaddon is donating all profits from “Surprising Silhouettes” to College Track, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underprivileged students obtain a college degree. Located in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Aurora and New Orleans, College Track has helped many students graduate from high school with the necessary skills and background to gain admittance to a four-year college and to successfully earn a college degree. Dedicated to serving students who are currently under-represented in higher education, College Track has a solid record of success in helping students prepare for the academic, social, and financial demands of college.
My children love this book. They love reading it and showing it to all of their friends. Very creative and different.
Breaking NEW ground in the world books!!!
I am usually not one to write reviews about my purchases, but I feel so strongly about this wonderful book, I have to share my thoughts.
I added this book to my library before visiting my young niece last weekend. I know reading with her is going to be one of my most cherished memories and I cannot thank Ms. Tamaddon enough for creating this book!
I initially bought Surprising Silhouettes because I thought it was such a creative idea for a children's book. I cannot tell you how long I waited for a book like this to come along. I add new titles to my library every week for my niece, but I spend hours trying to find something modern and creative.
Every genre of books is evolving at such a rapid pace, I only hope that the children's genre catches on.
Surprising Silhouettes will certainly live on as one of the original CONTEMPORARY children's books to hit the market. I urge every parent, grandparent, uncle, aunt, godparent, etc. to buy a copy and create wonderful memories with his/her loved one!!!
This book establishes the perfect balance between education and creativity. It's a fun and powerful learning tool for any child and adult alike!