Birthday Suit Paperback – Feb. 1 2012
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- ASIN : 1554513685
- Publisher : Annick Press (Feb. 1 2012)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781554513680
- ISBN-13 : 978-1554513680
- Item Weight : 128 g
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 0.32 x 24.77 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,837,400 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews:
“Fernandes’ bright, busy paintings are a good match for the buoyant and ample text, which is full of phonic riffs that make the tale a terrific read-aloud.”(Kirkus Reviews, *starred review, 02/12)
“Olive Senior . . . lends her poetic flair . . . with snappy sounds and rhythms . . . Eugenie Fernandes adds to the lush scenery with warm, vibrant paintings that exude as much energy as Johnny himself.”(Foreword Reviews, 04/12)
“This cute book will certainly amuse the younger set and evoke fond (or not so fond) memories in anyone who has had to chase a naked toddler.”(Word Up, Nerd Up, 04/28/12)
“Enthusiastic junior nudists everywhere will unite behind this one.”(Booklist, 05/12)
“The voice of Jamaica is in poet Olive Senior’s lilting prose, and the lively illustrations are painted in Fernandes’s signature child-friendly style.”(CM Reviews, 05/12)
“The story has a lovely rhythm and illustrator Fernandes captures the exuberance of childhood beautifully with her vibrant illustrations.”(Open Book Toronto, 06/05/12)
“Fun and engaging, the poetic use of language rich and lyrical.”(Resource Links, 04/12)
“This delightful book will elicit giggles from three-to six-year-olds and knowing smiles from parents.”(Canadian Children’s Book News, 11/12)
“Comical events will appeal to young children who can identify with strong-willed, independent-thinking Johnny.”(School Library Journal, 09/12)
“A lot of parents and kids will be able to relate to this delightful tale of unencumbered toddlerhood!”(Cozy Little Book Journey, 11/20/12)
About the Author
Olive Senior, originally from Jamaica, is a poet and author. Her short story collection Summer Lightning won the 1987 Commonwealth Writers' Prize. She lives in Toronto.
Eugenie Fernandes is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. She lives in southern Ontario.