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Hi-Five Animals!

By Ross Burach   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338245677 Board book
20 Pages | 7.05" x 7.03" | Ages 0 to 3

Emerging talent Ross Burach taps into one of the most universal of all gestures — the hi-five — with his offbeat silliness.

What's the best way to say hello to anyone you meet? A handshake? Too formal! A hug? Too scary! The answer is a hi-five, of course! With his flair for hilarious cartooning and charismatic characters, author-artist Ross Burach crafts a brilliant original concept board book that will have young children laughing and hi-fiving their way to developing critical social-emotional skills.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Truck Full of Ducks, by Ross Burach:

"Burach will have readers quacking up, both with the frequent repetition of the title — 'Did you call for a truck full of ducks?' is a funny line no matter how often it's read or heard — and over the illustrations. Sight gags and side comments in the pictures add further yuks to this ducky delight." — Booklist

"Children will delight in the extreme silliness of this story and will repeatedly pore over the detailed, colorful, and quirky illustrations." -- School Library Journal

"Burach tells his story entirely through dialogue, packing it -- and his exuberant, crayon-like digital illustrations -- with visual jokes [and an abundance of funny details to discover in each scene." -- Publishers Weekly

"Silly details decorate every spread. Storytime audiences will quack up." — Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Billy Bloo Is Stuck in Goo, illustrated by Ross Burach:

2018 CBC Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards Finalist


"Begs to be read aloud. Gleeful, errant nonsense." — Kirkus Reviews

"Plenty to linger (and laugh) over." — Publishers Weekly

"Lots of giggles and goo, and weird characters too, in this rhyming cumulative storytime read-aloud, make this title a must-have for picture book collections." — School Library Journal