I can just see Dads and babies having a ball as they find silly and creative ways of “popping” like the flower buds in the story.
Look, a Butterfly!
A light-as-a-feather book for babies to share with the very young, told in shapes and colours
Written by Yasunari Murakami
Translated by Cathy Hirano
Look! A white butterfly! Flit and flutter through the blue sky. The butterfly comes to rest on a flower, and—pop—the flower opens.
Pop! Pop! Pop! All the flowers open: red, blue yellow, pink, orange…
Flutter flit through the sky. The butterfly lands on a cat, and …
meeeoow! Let’s play!
Look, a Butterfly! is a simple, appealing board book for babies told in shapes
Country of Origin Japan Reader Age 0-2 year, 2-5 year Book Size 17 × 17 cm 17 × 17 × 4 cm ISBN LookaButterfly 9781776571901
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The Book Chook (AU) –
This is a very simple story that resonates with a sense of wonder and delight…They will giggle over the repeated “pop, pop, pop” too. I can just see Dads and babies having a ball as they find silly and creative ways of “popping” like the flower buds in the story.
Black Pool Gazette –
Murakami’s eye-catching illustrations, painted in striking contrasts, and the use of repetition as the butterfly journeys across the pages make this ideal for little ones to follow and enjoy as the story is read aloud
Otago Daily Times –
I am smitten with this board book for babies and young toddlers. So much so, it is destined to be my new go-to baby-shower gift.
Kiwi Families –
Murakami pares back the illustrations to the essential elements of the story, just perfect for a developing brain to connect with…Great stuff, highly recommended for all newborns, and small children out there.
Bob’s Book Blog (NZ) –
A love of reading needs to be started early and this superb board book about colours is as good as it gets