Give and Take (Old Barn Books) (Board book)
Full of colorful pieces to pop out and move around, this striking, hands-on book of opposites is one that toddlers will love exploring over and over.
To play this game of opposites, press out a shape on each spread and turn the page to complete a new picture. Once readers reach the end, they will be eager to play their way back to the beginning! Not your ordinary board book, Lucie Félix’s highly original novelty title will help very young children practice early motor skills, shape recognition, sorting, and the vocabulary of opposites.
About the Author
Lucie Felix studied biology for five years before following her heart to art school. She lives near Paris, France.
This ingenious, sturdy board book by French author-illustrator Lucie Félix (Apples and Robins) not only looks like it belongs in a modern art-museum bookstore, it will also appeal to toddlers' curious fingers and creative minds.
—Shelf Awareness for Readers (starred review)
Placing big, die-cut geometric shapes into appropriately shaped niches reinforces several simple concepts in this minimalist import...Simple exercises to enhance fine-motor development and build shape recognition.
Rendered in a bright, crayon-box palette, Félix’s graphics demonstrate each word or phrase with clarity, and the shapes’ transformations evoke real delight.
This clever, playful board book about opposites — with shapes that pop in and out of pages — is perfect for busy toddler fingers.
—The Boston Globe
It's a book you'll return to many, many times.