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ISBN: 9781419701511

Title: Hippopposites

Author: Janik Coat

KDL Description:


Simple text describes opposite aspects of a hippopotamus. Includes some textured pages.

Amazon 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

“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

2013 ALA/ALSC Notable Book