cover image Can You Say It, Too? Moo! Moo!

Can You Say It, Too? Moo! Moo!

Illus. by Sebastien Braun. Candlewick/Nosy Crow, $8.99 (10p) ISBN 978-0-7636-7066-5

A wide-eyed cast of barnyard animals and a series of flaps help introduce the sounds that five animals make. Light humor has a tangible presence in Braun’s digital images as cats, rabbits, sheep, and other animals stare expectantly at the flaps, as if anxiously waiting for readers to lift them. Questions drive the guessing-game aspect of the book: “Who’s that in the barn?” reads the opening scene; the brown hoof, black-and-white spotted flank, and tiniest hint of a pink udder let readers hazard a guess before they lift the flap and find out for certain. Available simultaneously: Can You Say It, Too? Woof! Woof! Up to age 3. Illustrator’s agent: The Bright Agency. (Feb.)