Circus by Lois Ehlert

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Simple text and brilliantly colored cut-paper illustrations take children into a big top of circus excitement starring leaping lizards, marching snakes, whistling parrots, and the tumbling Zucchini Brothers.


About Lois Ehlert

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Lois Ehlert is the Caldecott Honor winning author and illustrator of Color Zoo, as well as Color Farm, and Circus. She is also the illustrator of many other books including Crocodile Smile by Sarah Weeks, and A Pair of Socks by Stuart J. Murphy. She lives in Milwaukee, WI.
Published January 1, 1992 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Caldecott Honor winner Ehlert (Color Zoo, 1989), who's noted for her bold, innovative graphics, presents the circus in stylized shapes so simple that they could have been cut with kindergarten scissors--flat areas of intense, clashing colors set off by solid black or deployed against hot-pink or ...

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Performers of all descriptions cavort across Ehlert's ( Color Zoo ;

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