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A n ordinary Tuesday goes positively freaky in David Wiesner's beautifully illustrated picture book 'Tuesday'. 

In a chat about his book Tuesday Weisner said,

"At least as often as people ask me where I came up with the idea for the book, they want to know, "Why Tuesday?" When I decided to punctuate the story with the times of the day, it became clear that the mysterious element had to do with the particular day of the week when these strange things happened. So I tried to decide what the funniest day of the week was. I immediately discounted the weekend; Saturday and Sunday had too many connotations, as did Friday. Monday was next to go, being the first day of the work week, which left Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Wednesdayโ€™s spelling had always bothered me, so it was out. Thursday was all right, but the more I said "T-u-e-s-d-a-y," the more I like the "ooze" quality it had. It seemed to go with frogs.

A wordless book offers a different kind of an experience from one with text, for both the author and the reader. There is no authorโ€™s voice telling the story. Each viewer reads the book in his or her own way. The reader is an integral part of the storytelling process. As a result, there are as many versions of what happened that Tuesday night as there are readers. 

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