This new board book series, Buttercup Babies gives a fresh take on Shizue Arakawa’s iconic characters with peek-a-boo die cuts, touch-and-feels and early learning concepts. Babies will sharpen their motor skills with interactive elements while feeling soothed by the touch-and-feel spots and relate to the adorable child-like characters. Mimi is having a picnic in the park with a special friend—who is it? Babies will enjoy feeling the smooth apple, rubbing the crunchy biscuit, petting the fluffy dandelion, and peeking with the characters through clever cutouts, all while guessing who Mimi’s surprise guest is.
Shizue Arakawa, an international best-selling children’s book author and illustrator, has a career spanning over 35 years. Her beloved books have sold millions of copies globally, and her characters delight babies and toddlers everywhere! Ms. Arakawa lives and works in Japan, where her characters are widely recognized and loved by everyone.