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Children's Fiction Opposites

Up Hamster, Down Hamster

by (author) Kass Reich

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
Category
Opposites, Humorous Stories, Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781459810136
    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $9.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459810150
    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price
    $0.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
  • Reading age: 0 to 2

Description

A cheerful board book that is sure to produce some giggles and make learning opposites fun.

Following the success of her two bestselling board books Hamsters Holding Hands and This Little Hamster, Kass Reich once again presents her signature dumpling-shaped hamsters. This time, the adorable critters demonstrate various opposites, from in and out to day and night, with some unexpected surprises!

About the author

KASS REICH is an artist and educator. She graduated with a degree in Art Education from Concordia University, then worked in Beijing as an early childhood educator for nearly three years. Working with little ones inspired her to start making picture books for young learners. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

 

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Editorial Reviews

"A worthy purchase for libraries serving this preschool audience. Parents should also consider it as a home purchase."

CM Magazine

★ "The irrepressible rodents from Hamsters Holding Hands and This Little Hamster return to showcase opposites, and their antics should have children giggling from start to finish...Reich’s loosely outlined ovoid hamsters are full of energy and mischievousness, day or night, fast or slow, up or down."

Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Colourful and chewworthy! The cute little hamsters show opposites like fast/slow, up/down and in/out. The pictures are funny, informative and colourful. This book will make a great addition to any home or public library."

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"A simple opposite book gets a comedic kick with the addition of a group of charming hamsters. Straightforward concepts like 'up and down' are complemented by more complex pairings, such as 'lost and found.' Each spread features cartoon-style drawings colored digitally in cheerful pastel hues. The facial expressions of each costume-wearing little rodent add humor."

School Library Journal

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