How Big Is a Pig

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How Big Is a Pig

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Gentle and colorful farmyard animals--made of felt collage art--encourage readers to compare the animals' size, shape, and behavior to involve children in counting, naming, and identifying shapes, places, and colors.

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"Some frogs are jumpy; some frogs are still./But how big is a pig? Tell me if you will!" Follow the trail of animal opposites to find out just how big a pig can be. With her felt, bead, and sequin illustrations, Clare Beaton crafts an unusual and appealing picture book that teaches young readers the concept of opposites, while drawing them ever onward to the droll conclusion. The non sequitur juxtapositions of barnyard idiosyncrasies will not faze the lively, circular minds of children in the slightest; in fact, it's almost as if a child's logic was behind the concept and text from the start! Beaton's handiwork has appeared in many other cleverly tactile picture books, including One Moose, Twenty Mice. (Ages 3 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

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Stella Blackstone has written many best-selling titles for Barefoot Books, including the popular Cleo and Bear series and The Animal Boogie (9781-84148-095-9), winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal, 2001, (an award given to outstanding new products that enhance the lives of children). She lives in the Cotswolds, with her three children. Clare Beaton has been charming audiences for years with her hand-crafted children's picture books. Clare graduated from Hornsey College of Art with first class honours and then spent eight years working at the BBC Television Centre, illustrating for various children's programmes including Playschool, Jackanory and Playdays. Her studio is a treasure trove of felt, sequins, buttons, antique fabrics and other material that she uses in her artwork. She has published over fifty books.

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