Elephant Elephant by Francesco Pittau
A Book of Opposites

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Opposites DO attract in a witty new concept book

Big and small, square and round, clean and dirty, solid and liquid-a playful pair of pachyderms takes on all kinds of unexpected and humorous forms to illustrate a wide variety of opposites. Young readers will enjoy following the creative contrasts and transformations of the elephant duo, while older ones will appreciate the whimsical artwork, offbeat comedy, and unique design of the book.

 

About Francesco Pittau

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Bernadette Gervais was born Brussels, Belgium. She studied painting at Ecole des Beaux-Art in Paris and now illustrates books for children and young adults. Francesco Pittau studied painting and carving at Ecole des Beaux-Art. He has written and illustrated graphic novels and now writes and produces children's books. They live in the countryside outside Paris with their two children and have created forty books together. Francesco Pittau and Bernadette Gervais are the coauthors of several children's books in their native French.
 
Published August 1, 2001 by Harry N. Abrams. 80 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Each ivory colored spread in Elephant Elephant: A Book of Opposites by Francesco Pittau and Bernadette Gervais features a pair of antonyms alongside the illustrative animals. Big and Small,

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