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The Happy Little Yellow Box: A Pop-Up Book of Opposites

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Publisher Comments:

David A. Carter, the creator of the bestselling, critically-acclaimed Color Series (One Red Dot, Blue 2, 600 Black Spots, Yellow Square and White Noise) brings his modern aesthetic to a younger audience with The Happy Little Yellow Box. In this highly interactive pop-up, a friendly yellow box journeys high and low, near and far--until finally resting in the spot that is "just right." This fun, engaging book also features the first concepts of color, shape and opposites.

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"A smiley-faced yellow box assumes different roles and interacts with white chalk-drawn elements against plain black pages in this joyful exploration of opposites. Transformed into a helicopter, the yellow box rises upward in a pop-up ('High and low with the Happy Little Yellow Box'). In other spreads, the box becomes the back of a truck (horses emerge via tab to demonstrate in versus out) and peeks out of windows in two houses to emphasize near and far. Readers' smiles will match that of the box in this winning blend of minimalism, movement, and personality. Ages 3 — up. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

andlt;b andgt;David A. Carter brings the unique aesthetic of his award-winning color series to the younger set in andlt;iandgt;The Happy Little Yellow Boxandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This highly interactive novelty book follows a friendly yellow box as he journeys high and low, near and farand#8212;until finally resting in a spot that is and#8220;just right.and#8221; This fun, engaging read introduces the first concepts of colors, counting, shapes, and opposites through the use of pop-ups, pull-tabs, and more!

Synopsis:

From the creator of One Red Dot, 600 Black Spots, and White Noise comes the beginning of a new, concept-based color and shape series that’s perfect for younger readers! Little Yellow Box introduces the first concept of opposites as one happy little square journeys high and low, near and far in a helicopter, on an elevator, and behind the windows of a skyscraper—until finally resting in the spot that’s “just right.”

About the Author

David A. Carter is a master paper engineer and creator of the Bugs series, which has sold more than 6 million copies. Also the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed Color series, featuring andlt;iandgt;One Red Dotandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Blue 2andlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;600 Black Spotsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Yellow Squareandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;White Noiseandlt;/iandgt;, he lives in Auburn, California, with his wife and two daughters.David A. Carter is a master paper engineer and creator of the Bugs series, which has sold more than 6 million copies. Also the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed Color series, featuring andlt;iandgt;One Red Dotandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Blue 2andlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;600 Black Spotsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Yellow Squareandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;White Noiseandlt;/iandgt;, he lives in Auburn, California, with his wife and two daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416940968
Author:
Carter, David A.
Publisher:
Little Simon
Subject:
Concepts - Size & Shape
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Concepts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Novelty book
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c w- gloss cover
Pages:
18
Dimensions:
177.8 x 177.8 x 27.94 mm 358.791 gr
Age Level:
from 4

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "A smiley-faced yellow box assumes different roles and interacts with white chalk-drawn elements against plain black pages in this joyful exploration of opposites. Transformed into a helicopter, the yellow box rises upward in a pop-up ('High and low with the Happy Little Yellow Box'). In other spreads, the box becomes the back of a truck (horses emerge via tab to demonstrate in versus out) and peeks out of windows in two houses to emphasize near and far. Readers' smiles will match that of the box in this winning blend of minimalism, movement, and personality. Ages 3 — up. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;b andgt;David A. Carter brings the unique aesthetic of his award-winning color series to the younger set in andlt;iandgt;The Happy Little Yellow Boxandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This highly interactive novelty book follows a friendly yellow box as he journeys high and low, near and farand#8212;until finally resting in a spot that is and#8220;just right.and#8221; This fun, engaging read introduces the first concepts of colors, counting, shapes, and opposites through the use of pop-ups, pull-tabs, and more!
"Synopsis" by , From the creator of One Red Dot, 600 Black Spots, and White Noise comes the beginning of a new, concept-based color and shape series that’s perfect for younger readers! Little Yellow Box introduces the first concept of opposites as one happy little square journeys high and low, near and far in a helicopter, on an elevator, and behind the windows of a skyscraper—until finally resting in the spot that’s “just right.”
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