The Opposite Zoo

The Opposite Zoo

Book - 2016
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Random House, Inc.
From the creator of A Book of Sleep and A Book of Babies comes a beautiful new book of animals—and opposites!
The sky is dark and the Opposite Zoo is CLOSED. But the monkey's cage is OPEN! Time to explore. . .
Follow the monkey as he visits all the animals in the zoo: fast and slow, big and small, noisy and quiet, soft and prickly! Filled with energetic illustrations, friendly animals, and a clear, simple text—all wrapped up in a gorgeous package—The Opposite Zoo is a fun and lively introduction to animals and opposites for the youngest picture-book audience.

"Na brings fresh energy to the familiar. With a coloring style that feels as if someone took a firecracker to a box of crayons, Na makes turtle shells as dynamic as a peacock’s plumage." --The New York Times Book Review

Baker & Taylor
Escaping from his cage when the Opposite Zoo closes for the night, a little monkey visits all of his fellow animals in an exploration of opposites that introduces him to fast and slow, big and small, and noisy and quiet creatures. Simultaneous eBook.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780553511277
Branch Call Number: E NA
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm


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VaughanPLKelly Nov 07, 2018

As always, Il Sung Na's artwork is beautiful. I like how the concept of opposites is explored using zoo animals, and recommend it for children exploring this concept.

Suzen_S Mar 31, 2016

The playful illustration style of Il Sung Na does not disappoint in his latest book - a mischievous monkey, silly opposites and loads of animals make this picture book a must-share for toddlers.


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