Hen on the Farm

Lucy Cousins, Author, Lucy Cousins, Illustrator Candlewick Press (MA) $6.99 (8p) ISBN 978-1-56402-032-1
Cousins ( What Can Rabbit Hear? ; Maisy Goes Swimming ) brings her vivid, distinctive style to a new format in these cuddly cloth books. Designed for youngest readers, eight padded pages feature familiar objects rendered in bold hues and outlined in black. Wordless, except for a title that encompasses a theme ( Teddy in the House contains items children would see at home), the books are akin to a bunch of flashcards sewn together. Cousins's ingenuous drawings breathe life into the simplest of shapes--making these titles a perfect, user-friendly introduction for budding bibliophiles. Ages 6 mos.-up. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 03/30/1992
Release date: 04/01/1992
Prebound-Sewn - 978-0-613-92491-7
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