Learning about opposites has never been more fun — or funny — than with this winning board book. Yummy!
Spaghetti is yummy, but worms — and blue crayons, and sand, and other things too gross to mention — are definitely yucky when tasted. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli’s spirited board book, Yummy Yucky
stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.
is the creator of a series of best-selling board books starring her beloved (almost) bald baby as well as Higher! Higher!; Faster! Faster!; Be Quiet, Mike!;
and two stories about the Patterson Puppies. She lives in Ketchum, Idaho.
The witty pictures are a treat.
Clever pairings, bold graphic art and an expressive toddler in diapers make the concepts fun.