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Publisher Comments:

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...its an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept."

Publishers Weekly, starred review

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2013 ALA/ALSC Notable Book

 

Review:

"French illustrator Coat blends a quirky sensibility with a slick visual aesthetic in a fairly comprehensive book about opposites starring a red hippopotamus that has been pared down to a bell-shaped head, a blockish behind, and two dots for eyes. The qualities and color of the hippo change to demonstrate antonyms like light and dark (the hippo is shown in pale yellow and black), thick and thin (its outline thickens), opaque and transparent, soft and rough (thanks to inset fur and burlap textures), and many more. The stocky, blocky hippo is more of a template than a character, but it's an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept. Ages 1 – 4." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Review:

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

Review:

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

Review:

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

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Janik Coat is an author, illustrator, and graphic designer. She works extensively with agencies, collectives, and a number of prestigious French publishers. She is a frequent guest speaker at fine art schools and regularly exhibits her work in galleries. She currently resides in Paris, France.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419701511
Author:
Coat, Janik
Publisher:
Abrams Appleseed
Subject:
Concepts - Opposites
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Concepts - General
Edition Description:
Board Books
Publication Date:
20150303
Binding:
Board book Child's book with all pages printed on board
Grade Level:
from P up to P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
36
Dimensions:
8 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 1 up to 4

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Product details 36 pages ABRAMS - English 9781419701511 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "French illustrator Coat blends a quirky sensibility with a slick visual aesthetic in a fairly comprehensive book about opposites starring a red hippopotamus that has been pared down to a bell-shaped head, a blockish behind, and two dots for eyes. The qualities and color of the hippo change to demonstrate antonyms like light and dark (the hippo is shown in pale yellow and black), thick and thin (its outline thickens), opaque and transparent, soft and rough (thanks to inset fur and burlap textures), and many more. The stocky, blocky hippo is more of a template than a character, but it's an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept. Ages 1 – 4." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Review" by , "Nicely done and a perfect gift, your favorite little one will love this book."
"Review" by , "This is a marvelous introduction to linguistic nuance for the very young."
"Review" by , "A distinctive offering stands out in the crowded field of concept contenders."
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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