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A warm, funny picture book about a group of animals and their (not so) perfect day in the garden, from beloved author and illustrator Lane Smith. Whether basking in the warmth of the sun, nibbling on a fresh yellow corn-on-the-cob, or cooling off in a clear pool of water, it is a truly beautiful afternoon for all... what could possible go wrong?
The perfect introduction for children to learn about perspectives and differing points of view. This use of block-printing proves striking and immersive illustrations - the reader can feel the warmth of the sun and the cool of the water. Carousel Magazine
Smith, with his signature humor, masterfully fills the spreads with Bear's immense scale and endearing antics, capturing each comedic beat with text repetition and expressive illustrations Kirkus
Smith's artwork is a riot of color and texture-forceful brushstrokes evoke animal fur, and gestural flowers create blasts of color in the landscape Publishers Weekly
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Publisher: Two Hoots an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||23rd February 2017|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
|Other Categories:||UKLA 2018|
Lane Smith is the creator of a shelf of books, including the New York Times bestselling It's a Book and its companion, It's a Little Book. The beautiful Caldecott Honor-winning Grandpa Green can also be found there alongside his brilliantly quirky collaborations with John Scieszka: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. He has also illustrated Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and collaborated on the conceptual design of the Disney movie adaptation. In 2012, the ...More About Lane Smith