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Animal Shapes

Written & illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal
Published by Little Bee Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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What's Animal Shapes About

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Best-selling picture book creator Christopher Silas Neal is diving into the world of original board books with Animal Shapes, a book that humorously mashes up animals and shapes to create a unique and funny object!

When a cozy cat meets a circle, they make a . . .


In this delightful board book with striking images, Christopher Silas Neal combines animals and shapes to form a unique, inventive objective. Children will have endless fun guessing what brand-new, made-up animal will appear next! This book will have kids playing and guessing with each reread!

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Book Topics › imagination and play
Children's Books About Imagination And Play
Book Topics › shapes
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Book Topics › size and shape
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Book Topics › first concepts
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Who Wrote Animal Shapes

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Christopher Silas Neal

Christopher Silas Neal is an award-winning author and illustrator of picture books including Over and Under the Snow with author Kate Messner, which was praised for its “stunning retro-style illustrations” (New York Times) along with Over and Under The Pond and Up In the Garden and Down in The Dirt. Neal’s author debut titled “Everyone” was praised by Publisher’s Weekly as “simple, honest, lyrical”. His board book series (Animals Colors, Animal Shapes) received starred reviews from Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus. He creates book jackets, art for magazines and posters. He speaks about his books, the art making process, and his career at schools, conferences, libraries and book festivals across the country. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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What Do Critics Say About Animal Shapes

  • Kirkus Reviews

    Innovative and thoroughly enjoyable… Neal creates connections among animals and shapes that are both unexpected and so seemingly obvious that readers might wonder why they didn’t see them all along. (starred review)

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Over and Under the Pond book
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Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt book
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Over and Under the Snow book
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Publication Date:
March 27, 2018

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