Elephant Elephant: A Book of Opposites

Francesco Pittau, Author, Bernadette Gervais, Joint Author ABRAMS $17.95 (80p) ISBN 978-0-8109-3699-7
Each ivory colored spread in Elephant Elephant: A Book of Opposites by Francesco Pittau and Bernadette Gervais features a pair of antonyms alongside the illustrative animals. ""Big"" and ""Small,"" ""Wide"" and ""Narrow"" are clear, while the spreads for ""Left"" and ""Right"" (an elephant split down the middle shows sides) plus ""Plugged"" and ""Unplugged"" (an elephant-shaped water cooler with a cork in its behind sits next to an uncorked creature flooding the floor) exhibit a more sophisticated flair. (Abrams, $17.95 80p ages 3-5 ISBN 0-8109-3699-2; Sept.)
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
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