Adventures with Barefoot Critters (Board book)

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Teagan White's beautiful illustrations bring to life this whimsical ABC book, pairing each letter with an adventure to go on with an adorable cast of woodland creatures (and a triceratops!). — From Amy's Picks (page 3)


Everyone's favorite critters are back for another romp through the alphabet in this adorable board book.

Join a charming cast of animal characters as they explore the alphabet in a simplified version of Teagan's beloved Adventures With Barefoot Critters. From gathering honey to building cozy campfires, the friends make the most of every activity, both enjoying the great outdoors and staying snug inside. Learning the alphabet is fun when adventuring with these critters, and children and adults alike will delight in Teagan White's sweet, nostalgic illustrations.

About the Author

TEAGAN WHITE is a freelance designer and illustrator from Chicago, now living and working in Minnesota, where she earned her BFA in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Her work encompasses intricate drawings of flora and fauna, playful watercolors of anthropomorphic critters, illustrated typography, and everything in between. Teagan lives in the woods across the street from train tracks and a fox den, and spends her free time scolding neighborhood squirrels, exploring forests, rivers, lakes, and swamps, picking wildflowers, and collecting animal bones. Adventures with Barefoot Critters was her first picture book; the Critters return in Counting With Barefoot Critters. The author lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Praise For…

PRAISE FOR Adventures With Barefoot Critters:

"Ample use of white space sets off the charming watercolour-and-gouache illustrations in muted colors. The many details on each page render a delightful glimpse into the animals' cozy lives. Children will have fun discovering each creature's personality." --Booklist

"Furry mammals, birds, and at least one heart-stealing triceratops caper through the seasons . . . Through the medium of watercolour, White creates images that are delicate and detailed, inviting the preschool child to linger and to imagine. All in all, this is a beautiful and calming bedtime story--best read in good light." --Deakin Review of Children's Literature

"[C]aptured my heart the moment I laid eyes on [it] . . . The critters are just as cute as can be . . . This book makes me want to learn how to draw... and spend more time in my garden... and explore the seashore more often... and enjoy all of the little things in life!" --Sew Creative blog
Product Details
ISBN: 9781101919132
ISBN-10: 1101919132
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017
Pages: 30
Language: English
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