The Blue Day Book – Bradley Trevor Greive – Thumbnail. The Blue Day Book. A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up. by Bradley Trevor Greive. This delightful little book, with appealing photos of animals throughout and zany captions, will amuse the glummest person. THE BLUE DAY. Cover image – The Blue Day Book. ENLARGE BOOK COVER. The Blue Day Book. by Bradley Trevor Greive. On Sale: 01/04/ Format: Hardcover, eBook.

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Also, I don’t think that sheep was enjoying herself one bit. BTG spends most of his time in a tiny Tasmanian hamlet. They may only understand some of it, but they will like the pictures. I was fully prepared to love this book. Australian Booksellers Association Book of the Year Reading it now I can fully appreciate it.

The Blue Day Book

The photos are, although I would have preferred they shift from greyscale to full color once the mood of the book shifted, but the captions are just sort of Its vehicle is charming black-and-white photographs of rtevor that are strangely human and completely free of judgment or pretension.

A commemorative tenth anniversary edition of the best-selling gift book that has sold over 10 million copies 2. This is a cute book, with adorable photographs. There is a page in this book, with a lion laying in the grass, that perfectly describes one of the ways serious depression can feel. They acknowledge that some days really suck and that’s super true and the photos are very well-matched, but then the narrative is “shake it off and find a romantic partner” as if it’s that easy.

The humble marriage of easy text and beautiful images takes us through the entire evolution of a blue day — examines what it feels gook, what causes it, and how to get boom it.

Trevlr I normally wouldn’t invest much thought in this type of party favor book, I feel very strongly that “self help” books like this do a great disservice to someone who is braley struggling, especially with a broken heart, and picks up this little emotional time bomb.


So worth reading, for everyone, and such special, worthwhile gifts! It’s about having a blue day obviously and all the funny pictures with tag lines, about why we have bad days, were hilarious.

A definite smile maker! I just don’t know why there’s this sense of “if you can find someone to kiss you everything will be all right,” because quite often what pulls you out grwive a funk is a friend who makes you laugh a lot or the way you remember the xay of sunlight or something equally as platonic.

Sep 02, David Klompas rated it it was amazing. Greive’s work has been published on 6 continents and has sold in excess of 20 million copies to date. Things don’t get much harder than that. And that, he explains in the introduction to the book, summed up exactly how he perceived himself — helpless and hopelessly stuck. The result is a quick read which, while small in stature, is massive in hearty wisdom. Ten years after its first printing, Bradley Trevor Brdaley global best-seller The Blue Day Book has become a modern classic and is still bringing smiles to readers around the world.

View bravley 8 comments. Often times just seeing that silly frog dy the cover warms my heart up. See 2 questions about The Blue Day Book…. But that just completely ruined it for me. Several of which have appeared in the New York Times bestseller list. A former Australian paratrooper, BTG left the army to pursue more creative misadventures.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. About Bradley Trevor Greive. I’m sure there are plenty of great animal photos for those sorts of things, and really, that would have been a cheerier cheer-you-up book for me.

Aug 29, Erin rated it it btadley amazing. Mostly, though this book is geared towards adults. In less than one hundred sentences, The Blue Day Book conveys this message with great compassion and humor.

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I’m lucky enough to have a partner who truly is my light on those bad days, but I think this book would have made me feel even worse if I didn’t. I had been diagnosed a few years earlier with a rare neurologic disease that left me in constant pain and unable to work. Once we got past those pages of sap, it was really good again.


As prescribed by The Blue Day Book in its delightful photo and text messages, the ble is to see each incident in perspective, recognize that our feelings obok failure and lbue are not unique, and acknowledge the absurdities of our existence, and glory in the potential we all have.

He has been bitten by wild monkeys and rabid bats and was accepted into Russia’s cosmonaut training program–though those incidents were, by and large, unrelated.

And because we all still have bad days now and then, the time is right for a commemorative tenth-anniversary edition of this uniquely funny, compassionate book trrevor inspired an entire genre of uplifting gift books.

The Blue Day Book by Bradley Trevor Greive – Penguin Books Australia

A would-be author who had almost as many rejection letters from publishers as he had birthdays, he was feeling empty, forlorn, and about to give up. Hardcover92 pages. I would recommend it to everyone who likes animals and needs a little “pick me up”.

He lives mostly in Tasmania, Australia. A good read for a blue day. This is a short inspirational picture book with text. It’s a cute little book that’s lighthearted and can put a smile on your face when you feel down in the bluee. Grey is all most animals see, he thought to himself, and they seem OK with it.

The Blue Day Book: A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up

This is a fun and short book. You know, I never would have thought of myself saying this, but the Internet has overtaken my appreciation for this book. I think it was cute cute and intriguing especially in the first half.

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