A fabulously clever lift-the-flap, pop-up conceptual book about opposites. Ingenious paper engineering and gorgeous artwork combine to make possibly the most fun opposites book for ages 2-200. Tom Frost’s circus-themed illustrations make this pop-up, fold down, pull out book something very special indeed.
- Hardback | 18 pages
- 217 x 287 x 21mm | 573g
- 01 Sep 2015
- Templar Publishing
- Big Picture Press
- London, United Kingdom
- Price: RM30
I was THRILLED when this arrived via the team at Big Picture Press, a brilliant collaboration with Lee Singh, deceptively simplistic in it’s ‘Opposites’ theme it is very cleverly curated, the flaps and cut-outs completely bring this zany circus show to life. Little hands will relish in the variety of interactive novelty elements and cheer and shout for this book at bedtime over and over again!
Tom’s work is incredibly accomplished, whilst being bold and bright in it’s appeal to young readers, it is at the same time painfully cool. — Emma O’Donovan * The Book Sniffer * Roll up, roll up! Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. If you’re looking for a stylish, interactive and quirky ‘opposites’ book, then look no further.
‘The Greatest Opposites Book on Earth’ by Lee Singh and Tom Frost is an ingeniously crafted picture book and a clever piece of paper engineering. Bold, vivid illustration, coupled with pop-up pages and lift-the-flap elements make for a truly interactive experience for a younger audience.
This concept book provides a plethora of opposites within the confines of a classic circus tent. Clean lines, bold shapes and a vintage-inspired palette make this the ultimate page-turner for both child and adult.
Join the most stylish circus on earth, as we explore various opposites including ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ and ‘near’ and ‘far’. Each with its own unique piece of interactivity. As big fans of Tom Frost’s work, this highly stylised, circus-themed book does not disappoint and we hope he continues to make more picture books.
This ‘opposites’ book is unlike anything else we’ve seen and the pop-up, fold down, pull out elements are highly engaging, no matter what your age! — Sarah Yewman