Hippopposites
Janik Coat

Hippopposites

$15.95
Behold: an opposites book like no other. Simple pairings of words, both expected (small/large) and unexpected (clear/blurry), are humorously illustrated with a graphic and lovable red hippopotamus. Bold colors and surprising die-cuts and textures spice up this elegantly engaging board book.

Praise for Hippopposites
"Nicely done and a perfect gift, your favorite little one will love this book."
--KIWI Magazine

"This is a marvelous introduction to linguistic nuance for the very young."
--The Wall Street Journal

"A distinctive offering stands out in the crowded field of concept contenders."
--Kirkus Reviews

STARRED REVIEW
"French illustrator Coat blends a quirky sensibility with a slick visual aesthetic...it's an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Award
2013 ALA/ALSC Notable Book

Full Description
Published by: Abrams Appleseed
Pub date: 05/01/2012
Binding type: Hardcover
Pages: 38
ISBN: 9781419701511
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  • Description
    Behold: an opposites book like no other. Simple pairings of words, both expected (small/large) and unexpected (clear/blurry), are humorously illustrated with a graphic and lovable red hippopotamus. Bold colors and surprising die-cuts and textures spice up this elegantly engaging board book.

    Praise for Hippopposites
    "Nicely done and a perfect gift, your favorite little one will love this book."
    --KIWI Magazine

    "This is a marvelous introduction to linguistic nuance for the very young."
    --The Wall Street Journal

    "A distinctive offering stands out in the crowded field of concept contenders."
    --Kirkus Reviews

    STARRED REVIEW
    "French illustrator Coat blends a quirky sensibility with a slick visual aesthetic...it's an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept."
    --Publishers Weekly, starred review

    Award
    2013 ALA/ALSC Notable Book