Inspired by her own animated short film The ABCs of What to Do When There’s Nothing to Do—an official selection of several film festivals—Julie Reiters’s Bored No More is the ultimate picture book of boredom busters from A to Z—perfect for any time you’re stuck at home or in need of a little inspiration!
Act out a play Bounce a ball Call a friend Dance down the hall
Whether you’re home with the flu or stuck inside on a snowy day, this lively picture book offers fun suggestions for families looking to step away from their screens. Julie Reiters’s bold and graphic art style is sure to appeal to readers of all ages, and the poetic text makes for a smooth read-aloud. With options from A to Z, Bored No More! is sure to provide inspiration for what to do when there’s nothing to do!
About the Author
Julie Reiters is an animator, illustrator, and designer who’s been passionate about visual storytelling since an early age. She co-owns and operates an animation and motion design studio, which has created content for documentary films, television, live events, and multinational companies such as Visa and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Reiters’s animated short film that inspired Bored No More! was an official selection in 2020 at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, the Denver Film Festival, and the Boston International Kids Film Festival, among others. She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her fiancé, Dillon, and their dog, Harper.
"Uncluttered illustrations with bold, contrasting colors make this a good group read-aloud, but the illustrations are so self-explanatory that young nonreaders will be able to understand the book without help. . .An excellent resource for those days when there’s 'nothing to do.'" — Kirkus Reviews
"Reiters uses bright graphics that frame each page like a poster; not only does this belong in every library, but it’s the perfect book for every home." — School Library Journal
“Clever and cute from page to page. My toddler and me were certainly bored no more with Reiters’ delightful debut!” — E.J. Mellow, bestselling author of Song of the Forever Rains