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Animal Opposites

Written and illustrated by Petr Horacek
Published by Candlewick Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$15.99
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Target Age
20
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Celebrated illustrator Petr Horácek offers a pop-up introduction to opposites with the help of a variety of creatures. Turn the pages, lift the flaps, and see animals of all shapes and sizes bring the world of opposites to life. From slow snail to fast cheetah, heavy hippo to light butterfly, smooth frog to prickly porcupine, Petr Horácek’s brightly colored pop-up animals and interactive flaps make early learning irresistible and fun.

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Themes:
animals
opposites
Interactivity:
lift-the-flaps

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Who Wrote Animal Opposites

author & illustrator
Petr Horacek

Petr Horácek was born on 30th June 1967 in Czechoslovakia. He grew up on the outskirts of Prague.

From the age of 15-19 Petr studied at the High School of Art in Prague. The school specialised mainly in design.

From age 19 Peter worked in a state design studio for two years.

He studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Prague from 1988. Petr graduated as a Master of Fine Art in 1994.
As a student Petr met his English wife Claire and in1995 they moved to England.

Petr started to write and illustrate books soon after his first child was born. The first books ‘Strawberries are Red’ and ‘What is Black and White?’ were published in 2001 and he received the Books For Children Newcomer Award in the same year.

Since then Petr has written and illustrated many books for children. In the UK he is mainly published by Walker Books and his books are translated into many languages. Petr has won awards for his books in Britain, USA and Holland. He lives in Worcester, England.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763667765
ISBN 13:
9780763667764
Publication Date:
August 6, 2013