Surprise! Surprise! by Gyo Fujikawa


Surprise! Surprise! by Gyo Fujikawa

This title is suitable for children aged 3-5 years old. One lovely, lazy day in the meadow, rabbit decides it's high time he and his animal friends plan something fun. He convinces the group to have a race and off all the critters go, running faster and faster, to the big surprise that awaits them all at the end! After 30 years out of print, this springtime delight from the beloved Gyo Fujikawa is back in a board book format.

About the Author

Gyo Fujikawa (1908-1999) made a career in the advertising world and also enjoyed a lengthy stint at the Walt Disney Studios where she designed the large book version of Fantasia. In 1957, she illustrated her first picture book, A Child's Garden of Verses. Many others followed, some of which she also wrote. Babies, published in 1963, stands as a landmark: it was the first children's book to depict infants of all races and nations sharing growing experiences. Fujikawa's books have been translated into 17 languages and are read in more than 22 countries.

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Book Info


Board book
20 pages
Interest Age: 3-5


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Publication date

7th May 2011



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