Antarctica – an icy desert with mountain ranges and sleeping volcanoes, home to the spinning end of the earth and to an array of quirky creatures.
Moira Court brings the diversity of Antarctica to life in this gorgeous new picture book, combining clever counting with lyrical prose and stunning artwork.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘This picture book by artist and author Moira Court has a distinctive visual style that makes it stand out from other books for readers aged three to five … each double page spread features stunning collage, block print and woodcut artworks.’ Junior Books+Publishing
‘The text is perfect for reading aloud with delicious words and a wonderful rhythm that is beautifully complemented by lively paper collage illustrations.’ Good Reading
‘Court’s illustrations are as gorgeous as her words, using texture, tone and simple repetitive shapes … to depict the Antartic’s quirky creatures and to keep little fingers turning the pages.’ South Sydney Herald
‘Young children will enjoy practicing their counting skills while learning more about an area of the world that captures the imagination.’ Kirkus Reviews