Fish On A Walk by Eva Muggenthaler

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A beautifully illustrated picture book, Fish On A Walk has no text other than two thematic words at the bottom of each spread. This unusual format suggests ideas that are central to each illustration without telling the story, thereby encouraging children to imagine and invent their own.

A perfect circle time book, Fish On A Walk invites children to giggle together and share their elaborations. Packed with many small details, this book is perfectly suited to young picture book explorers who tend to zero in on just that!

Eva Muggenthaler was born in 1971 in Fürth and studied illustration and graphic design at the College of Design in Hamburg. She is one of Germany’s most popular illustrators. Eva has been nominated for the German Youth Literature Prize for two of her many picture books. She lives in Schwabstedt with her family.

 

About Eva Muggenthaler

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Eva Muggenthaler: Eva Muggenthaler, born in 1971, studied illustration and graphic design at the College of Design in Hamburg. A prolific illustrator, she occasionally writes a book as well. Muggenthaler was nominated for the German Youth Literature Prize for two of her books. She lives in Schwabstedt with her family.
 
Published January 24, 2012 by Enchanted Lion Books. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Small figures of dressed animals, animated mushrooms and the occasional gnome stroll or scuttle through indoor and outdoor settings over word pairings that are sometimes opposites and other times not (quite): “Scared – Brave,” “Cranky – Kind,” “Tricky – Truthful.” A teeter-totter with an elephant...

Feb 01 2012 | Read Full Review of Fish On A Walk

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Bugs gaze at a fish couple as they stroll arm-in-arm, a family of wild boars sets off on a train journey, and a dragon with a fishing pole catches his own tail in German artist Muggenthaler’s exploration of contrasts.

Dec 19 2011 | Read Full Review of Fish On A Walk

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