Author(s): Duopress Labs
Making connections between images on a page and the real world is an important building block for learning communication skills, and this charming introduction to 10 ocean animal friends, paired with a friendly text and bold basic patterns, provides an enriching high-contrast experience for developing young eyes.
duopress labs is the creative team, led by Mauricio Velazquez de Leon, responsible for writing and developing dozens of books and games. Recent titles include 100 Pablo Picassos; My Fridge; Hello, Ocean Friends; My New York Puzzle; My San Francisco Puzzle; Match it! San Francisco; and Match it! Paris. Mauricio has written for Lonely Planet, Chouette, PowerKids Press, and the magazines Gourmet and Saveur. He resides wherever he can find a good Wi-Fi connection and strong coffee, mostly in the eastern United States.Violet Lemay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose children's books include 100 Pablo Picassos, My Foodie ABC, and the Local Baby series, which includes New York Baby, Chicago Baby, and Beach Babies. Violet worked as a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia. Violet's illustrations have been published by Penguin, Holt, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, Scholastic, and Highlights. Violet currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.