Opposites by Dieter Schubert

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From the first moment of seeing the terrier in The Umbrella, it was clear that the Schuberts have a knack for capturing expressive animals.  In Opposites, the Schuberts have a blast as they present contrasts far beyond big and small. Best of all, the Schuberts let their imaginations fly as high as a crocodile--or perhaps flying crocodiles only happen in Schubert books? A multitude of details will ensure requests for repeat readings. 

About Dieter Schubert

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Ingrid (1953) and Dieter (1947) Schubert were born in Germany. After the Academy of Design in Munster and the Academy of Art in Dusseldorf, they went to the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Their books for children are available in 21 languages and their work has been exhibited all over the world.
Published April 1, 2013 by Lemniscaat USA. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Disparate beasts frolic in a variety of landscapes, all to demonstrate myriad combinations of opposite pairs.

Mar 03 2013 | Read Full Review of Opposites

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The team behind The Umbrella (2011) explores antonyms in busy scenes featuring a large cast of lively and personable animals. The only text that appears is the contrasting words: “Up” and “Down,” “Big

Apr 22 2013 | Read Full Review of Opposites

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