Opposnakes: A Lift-the-Flap Book About Opposites

Salina Yoon, Author . S&S/Little Simon $9.99 (16p) ISBN 978-1-4169-7875-6

This clever book about opposites stars a cast of eclectic snakes. One kind of snake stretches across a spread (a pink “Skinny snake” wears a leotard as she feverishly exercises on a treadmill), and its opposite is unveiled by unfolding a pair of gate-fold flaps (“Plump snake” clutches a chicken drumstick, while still digesting its other meals and belching. A “quiet snake” reads, a “loud snake” recalls Slash from Guns N' Roses; a scarf-wearing “cold snake” resembles a snowcapped mountain range and a “hot snake” lounges on the beach. Fresh and funny. Ages 3–6. (June)

Reviewed on: 05/11/2009
Release date: 06/01/2009
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