Axolotls: Day to ZZZ (Board book)

Axolotls: Day to ZZZ By Stephanie Campisi, Susanna Covelli (Illustrator) Cover Image

Axolotls: Day to ZZZ (Board book)

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Axolotls getting up
emerging from the rocks
they’re getting ready for their day— 
woken by their clocks.


Spend a day with the cutest smiling amphibians in their anthropomorphized world. Exercise with Flexolotl. Go to work with Lumberjaxalotl. Groove to the music with Saxolotl, and so many more! With silly wordplay and hilarious illustrations, Axolotls: Day to ZZZ is the perfect booxalotl for clever kids (and parents)!
 

Stephanie Campisi is an Australian picture book author based in Tennessee. When not exploring the woods and streams about her home, she’s reading to her son or concocting imaginative worlds brimming with wordplay and whimsy.
 



Susanna Covelli was born in a small town in Piedmont, Italy, earned an MA in architecture, and followed her passion for art and decided to attend a specialization course in both traditional and digital illustration at Scuola Iternazionale di Comics in Turin. Her art expresses her own imagination and inspiration from nature, and she has always been attracted by sinuous shapes, Baroque style, and out-of-the-ordinary perspective

Product Details ISBN: 9781641706445
ISBN-10: 1641706449
Publisher: Familius
Publication Date: March 1st, 2022
Pages: 20
Language: English
Campisi creatively takes readers through the everyday routines of personified axolotls, from getting up through visiting several places number of places and winding down at night to, finally, going to bed. With each turn of the page, Campisi presents a different activity as well as two to four axolotls with names spun from taking English words that end in -g, -k, -gz, or -ks sounds and adding “olotl” to the end. For example, among the creatures getting dressed, we have Soxolotl, who wears a lot of socks; among the doers of morning chores, we meet Eggsolotl. A soothing abcb rhyme also accompanies each part of the day. Covelli’s brightly colored illustrations add another level of fun for young readers, while the axolotl’s names and other text are colored to contrast sufficiently against the mid-ocean background for easy reading. Readers will not learn much about axolotls, but those who like words and the cuteness of axolotls will enjoy this book.—Heidi Quist, Children's Literature