Vehicles Hide and Sneak (Pre-order)

This title will be shipped from 18 September.

This title is only available in the following countries: UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Singapore, Malaysia)

Bastien Contraire


Price: USD$9.95

Truck, truck, truck... turtle! Spot the imposter on each page, in this handsome collection of vehicles and look-alikes.

Behold this artful and unusual odd-one-out board book for the youngest readers, featuring a favorite theme: transportation. Contraire masterfully creates a group of images on each spread which all belong together, and then adds one that bears some degree of resemblance, but has no business joining the rest. A toaster among buses, a donkey among motorcycles, and a bird among planes are all hiding in plain sight for the delighted toddler to giddily discover! Young readers will exercise skills of categorization and concentration in finding the misplaced addition, and enjoy naming the specific vehicles as well! Features an answer key at the end.


Format: Board Book
Size: 200 x 180 mm (7 7/8 x 7 1/8 in)
Pages: 26 pp
Illustrations: 26 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714875163

Bastien Contraire is the co-founder of Papier Gaché, an independent publisher of fanzines and art books. His work in design encouraged him to explore numerous hands-on art techniques, leading him to discover the stencil-print technique he uses for this book and his previous books Undercover and Animals Hide and Sneak, also published by Phaidon. Contraire lives in Paris.

Animals: Hide and Sneak
Birds & Other Animals: with Pablo Picasso
Blue and Other Colours with Henri Matisse
Squares & Other Shapes: with Josef Albers


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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