Yaks Yak (Hardcover)
Animal Word Pairs
Clarion Books, 9780544391017, 40pp.
Publication Date: March 8, 2016
About the Author
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard, the best-seller A Long Walk to Water, and the highly-praised novel Prairie Lotus. She has also written several acclaimed picture books and serves on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. www.lspark.com, Twitter: @LindaSuePark
Praise For Yaks Yak: Animal Word Pairs…
Shelf Awareness Best of 2016
"Details such as hats and teacups carry through from picture to picture, and on each spread the animal’s behavior and interaction with other animals of its kind are spot-on...Children will recognize the behaviors from their fellow humans while learning new vocabulary in a memorable way."
* "Gleeful linguistic fun that kids will wolf down."
–Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
* "Animal and word lovers alike will enjoy this clever take on homographs..."
–School Library Journal, STARRED review
"Young readers will love this hilarious, informative book."