Opposites

Rainbow Fish Opposites (by Marcus Pfister)

rainbow fish opposites

Up/down, in/out, over/under, big/little, long/short. This glittering board book, filled with colorful images from Rainbow Fish's undersea world, is the perfect introduction for very young children to the concept of opposites. And in keeping with the classic picture book story The Rainbow Fish, the book ends with most satisfying opposite of all, give/take, showing Rainbow Fish sharing one of his shining scales with a grateful friend.

Yummy Yucky (by Leslie Patricelli)

Learning about opposites has never been more fun - or funny - than with this winning board book. Spaghetti is yummy, but worms - and blue crayons, and sand, and other things too gross to mention - are definitely yucky when tasted. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli's spirited board book, YUMMY YUCKY stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.

 Opposites (by Sandra Boynton)

Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are sure to educate and entertain children of all ages.

 Dinosaur Roar! (by Paul Stickland & Henrietta Stickland)

The very youngest children can now meet the spirited group of dinos from the bestselling picture-book edition of the same title. Dinosaurs of every size, shape, color, and personality thunder through this sturdy, large-format board book that is also a prehistoric primer on opposites.

 What's Up, Duck? (by Tad Hills)

Little siblings of Duck and Goose fans rejoice! The stars of the bestselling Duck & Goose and Duck, Duck, Goose return in this board book for preschoolers, this time, to introduce basic opposites. Goose carries an ohso-heavy log, while duck easily balances a light-as-a-feather feather. Thistle is one fast bird, but Goose is slooo-w. And when Duck is sound asleep, Goose is wide awake. With a simple text and colorful illustrations-plus the inimitable characters, of course-here's a wonderful, and humorous, introduction to an important concept.

 Skippyjon Jones: Up and Down (by Judith Byron Schachner)

As always, Skippyjon invites readers to join in the magic that comes of a playful imagination. Little ones will learn all the ins and outs with Skippyjon Jones. He goes up and down, back and forth, and over and under. At the end of the day, he's ready to begin again. Opposites have never been so "loco ".

 Quiet Loud (Leslie Patricelli)

Whether you read it quietly or loudly, learning about opposites has never been more fun - or funny - than with this winning board book. Sniffles are quiet, but sneezes are loud. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli's spirited board book, QUIET LOUD, stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.

Baby Happy Baby Sad (by Leslie Petricelli)

Baby Happy Baby Sad

YES This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers HAPPY.  A towering ice-cream cone makes Baby HAPPY. But when that delectable treat goes splat, it makes Baby SAD. And how quickly HAPPY turns to SAD when a favorite red balloon flies away Even the littlest listeners will relate to this playful look at a pair of emotions that are part of every baby's day.

No No Yes Yes (by Leslie Patricelli)

No No Yes Yes

YES This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair. Yanking cat by tail: no NO. Gentle pat on back: yes YES. And it's funny how dumping a bowl of food gets a very different reaction from mastering the use of a spoon. An expressive baby demonstrates familiar behaviors -- and their predictable responses -- in an amusing board book that merits a giant YES

Big Little (by Leslie Patricelli) 

Big Little

Whether you're big or little, learning about opposites has never been more fun - or funny - than with this winning board book. Ladies are big, but ladybugs are little. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli's spirited board book, BIG LITTLE, stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.

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