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Animals (Hardcover)

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There is something about this book that elicits pure joy from the beholder. Maybe it’s the simultaneously unique and retro color combinations illustrating each adorable animal. Maybe it’s the large size of the book, so fun to grasp for children and adults alike. Whether it lives on a coffee table or in a child’s playroom, this is a beautiful masterpiece masquerading as a simple concept book meant to be enjoyed by everyone.

— Karen


Know someone who loves creatures? Animal lovers will fixate on this giant book presenting thirty-two big, bold images of friendly beasts.

From a star of children’s design in Sweden comes an exquisite array of animals rendered with whimsy and stylish splendor. Every oversize page highlights a different specimen, from an adorable sheep to an elegant flamingo, from an endearing hippo to a silly-looking snake. Each animal’s name appears in a different eye-catching type treatment, making for an attractive graphic keepsake sure to find a prominent place in nurseries and bookshelves everywhere.

About the Author

Ingela P. Arrhenius is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer who has always loved to draw. She is the illustrator of The World’s Best Noses, Ears, and Eyes by Helen Rundgren, and her images have adorned stickers, prints, plates, and wrapping paper. Ingela P. Arrhenius lives and works in Sweden.

Praise For…

A striking poster album of animals...The design and appearance are precious and lovely to look at.
—Kirkus Reviews

The fun of “Animals” is in large part the scale of the thing: At a foot-and-a-half long and just over a foot wide, it is a great big jubilant collection of colorful creatures.
—The Wall Street Journal

Kids are sure to obsess over the large, colorful images.
—People StyleWatch

This oversize alphabet book highlights individual critters with vintage-hued pages so gorgeous you may be tempted to tear them out to frame.
—Entertainment Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763692681
ISBN-10: 0763692689
Publisher: Candlewick Studio
Publication Date: September 27th, 2016
Pages: 40
Language: English