Says Who?: A Pop Up Book of Animals Sounds

David A. Carter, Author, David A. Carter, Illustrator Little Simon $14.95 (10p) ISBN 978-0-671-72923-3
Although not as whimsical as How Many Bugs in a Box? or Jingle Bugs , Carter's latest will keep its audience thoroughly entertained. A series of dialogue balloons on richly decorated panels conducts an auditory guessing game: ``I'm big and furry and I eat berries. GRRR! / Says who?'' Lift the flap (on this spread disguised as shrubbery) and the answer is revealed--``GRRR! I'm a BEAR'' announces the creature, its three-dimensional muzzle opening and closing in silent confirmation. Other clues introduce a winking owl, a snake that uncurls from a spiral-cut cardboard circle and relatively tame renditions of tiger, birds, bees, seal and frogs. The whole clan gathers on the final spread for a spirited hootenanny--and a review quiz (``Who says HISS!? Who says ARK! ARK!?'' etc.). Ages 3-6. (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 03/01/1993
Release date: 03/01/1993
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