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- author Jackie French

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Review: 100 People

The creator of 100 Things, Japanese artist Masayuki Sebe is back with this stunning picture book, packed with a multitude of faces ... ready and waiting for little eyes to find.

Whenever I come across books that so visually delight me, I always wonder: if the book affects me so much, how much would it affect children?

The answer, I believe, is: LOTS!

Each double page spread features a riotous scene, from pirates in the ocean and kings at court, to cavemen wrestling dinosaurs and father Christmases of many an incarnation.

Speech bubbles and 'can you finds' encourage kids to peruse the pages in search of the right face--a fine way to help littlies coordinate their identification skills, and take great pleasure in the many and varied emotions on the myriad people to be found.

Stacks of fun--and a real treat for illustration lovers.

Title: 100 People
Author/Illustrator: Masayuki Sebe
Publisher: Gecko, $19.99 RRP
Publication Date: 4 October 2013
Format: Soft cover with flaps
ISBN: 9781877579875
For ages: 2 - 8
Type: Picture Book, Activity Book