* Ages: Baby - 5 years
* Grade Level: PS
* Board book: 30 pages
* Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
* Pub. Date: October 5, 2021
* Language: English
Unwrapping Some Illustrations for You
Lo Cole is the author/illustrator of "Ten on a Twig". His new interactive board book is targeted towards babies and toddlers. It is an adorable counting book that also incorporates colour recognition.
"Ten in a hurry, swimming in a line... Watch out, Red! GULP. Now there are nine."
Kids can watch a school of fish diminish in number as a big predator fish gobbles them up one by one. These little fish are on their way to school and suddenly they become a snack .... until.... the smallest turns and yells out loud, "WE WON'T BE EATEN!" This startles the huge fish making him give a gigantic burp and out pops his nine prisoners. Hurray!
The illustrations are fun die-cuts and I love that the smallest most insignificant fish becomes the brave superhero of the story. Kids will love the playful book and ask for it to be read again and again. I highly recommend it!
Storywraps Rating - 5 HUGS!
Meet the Author / Illustrator
An internationally acclaimed illustrator and printmaker, Lo Cole’s commercial illustration work spans editorial, publishing, advertising, corporate design and album cover artwork.
Lo has worked for The Guardian since 2002 – readers of the Weekend magazine will be familiar with his witty, bold and graphic imagery for ‘What I’m Really Thinking’, a column written anonymously by members of the public, for which Lo has created over 300 illustrations, to date. Lo is also a weekly contributor to The Economist Magazine, illustrating the Latin American column, ‘Bello’.
In addition to his career as an illustrator, Lo has a following as a printmaker; making limited edition prints since he left art school. Nowadays, he creates and prints these digitally from his studio in Gloucestershire and ships to customers all over the world.
*Blog Link: www.babybookworms.blogspot.ca
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