Up & Down
Templar, 2014 (2014)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
ccompany the little penguin featured in this flip-the-flap book as he goes on a journey to visit a friend. Along the way you'll find a number of opposites as you page through this interactive book.
n the cover page the first flaps shows the opposite of
is, of course,
! Other combinations include
llustrated in muted color, Teckentrup's minimalist approach when it comes to the illustrations actually works rather well and highlights the little penguin and the opposites worked into the narrative.
ake sure the child who receives this book is able to gently flip the flaps because they will tear if the reader is too hard on them. I don't dare send this to my granddaughter Brynn yet. She is still in the
rip the flap
stage so we'll have to wait until she's at least two before we try this lovely book.
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