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What is Round?

by Blossom Budney Bodleian Children's Books
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Hbk 32 pages
AU$29.99 NZ$30.43
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Many things in the natural world are round – the moon, the sun, a nest, a bubble. And so are many delicious things to eat – a ball of ice-cream, a doughnut, a pie. And so too are more decorative objects such as a crown, a clock or a bauble on a Christmas tree. Through gentle verse this charming book, first published in the 1950s, explores a surprising range of items and sounds that come in round shapes. Striking and vibrant illustrations by Vladimir Bobri add humour and warmth to this joyful geometrical exploration for young children.

'As you'd expect from Bodleian Children's Books, they have a distinctly vintage feel that makes them utterly irresistible. … the striking colour palette and illustrations in 'What is Round?' will immediately transport you back to the 1950s which is when these books were first published ... It's a quirky take on the usual shape book format and the traditional text and stylish, retro pictures combine for a wonderfully whimsical mix. ... These timeless treasures would be a beautiful addition to any child's collection. We loved them!'
Blossom Budney was the author of many books for children including Huff Puff Hickory Hill, A Cat Can Count and My Pony, Joker.