Mother Daughter Book Reviews is pleased to shine the spotlight on a just-released animal picture book, “The Opposite Zoo”, written by critically acclaimed author/illustrator Il Sung Na.
About the Book
Title: The Opposite Zoo | Author/Illustrator: Il Sung Na | Publication Date: March 8, 2016 | Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers | Pages: 24 | Recommended Ages: 2 to 5
Whimsical and stunningly illustrated, THE OPPOSITE ZOO is a charming picture book that gives readers a simple introduction to opposites through animals with diverse appearances and traits.
Featuring a sleeping panda and an awake owl, a hairy lion and a bald hippo, Il Sung Na revels in the beauty and wonder of zoo animals in the night when the zoo is closed. Reminiscent of the textural beauty found in Il Sung Na’s A Book of Sleep, THE OPPOSITE ZOO is sure to enchant young readers and is the perfect bedtime book.
About The Author/Illustrator: Il Sung Na
Originally from Korea, Il Sung Na studied illustration at Kingston University in London and currently lives in the U.S. A Book of Sleep was his first picture book, followed by The Thingamabob; Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit; Hide & Seek; A Book of Babies; and Welcome Home, Bear.
More information about Il can be found at http://www.ilsungna.com/