10 Little Penguins

10 Little Penguins Cover

10 Little Penguins

By Jean-Luc Fromental (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Joelle Jolivet (Illustrator)

Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810995826, 24pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010

Description
This inventive pop-up, featuring the mischievous stars of Jean-Luc Fromental and Joelle Jolivet's "365 Penguins," starts with ten penguins on an icy shore. One by one, they playfully disappear from the scene as the text counts down from ten to zero. The flaps embedded in the book facilitate the story readers can make the penguins disappear and reappear It's a stylish, humorous take on a counting book with winter-friendly, penguin-filled pop-ups.


About the Author
In addition to writing for film, television, and newspapers, Jean-Luc Fromental is the author of about thirty books, including novels, travelogues, children's books, and comics.

Nee en 1965 Joelle Jolivet vit et travaille a Ivry sur Seine. De ses etudes de graphisme aux Arts appliques, elle a garde le gout du dessin d'apres nature, ce qui l'a tres vite menee a l'illustration. Elle continue cependant a pratiquer la mise en page qui satisfait son gout pour la typographie et lui permet de realiser affiches et couvertures de livres. Aux Beaux-Arts, elle a complete sa formation a l'atelier de lithographie, ce qui l'a pas a pas mene a la gravure sur linoleum, son principal moyen d'expression aujourd'hui. Joelle Jolivet travaille egalement dans la publicite et la presse.

On retrouve dans ses illustrations hautes en couleur un sens du cadrage original et un trait malicieux.