The Essential Baby Book Collection Bastien Contraire, Shana Gozansky et al

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The ideal gift for a baby's first library, The Essential Baby Book Collection introduces early-learning concepts and brings them to life via the visual arts. This thoughtful selection of 10 board books allows adult and child to explore color, numbers, shapes, and opposites with Matisse, Calder, Albers, and Ellsworth Kelly; celebrate the building blocks of love, bedtime, and happiness with the My First Art Book series; and have some guessing-game hide- and-sneak fun with animals, food, and vehicles. A great start to an exciting bookshelf and a bright future!

This collections includes:
Food Hide and Sneak
Animals Hide and Sneak
Vehicles Hide and Sneak
My Art Book of Sleep
My Art Book of Happiness
My Art Book of Love
One & Other Numbers with Alexander Calder
Blue & Other Colors with Henry Matisse
Squares & Other Shapes with Josef Albers
Up, Down & Other Opposites with Ellsworth Kelly


  • Format: Boardback
  • Size: 656 x 500 mm (25 7/8 x 19 3/4 in)
  • Pages: 504 pp
  • Illustrations: 1050 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838663407

Bastien Contraire is the co-founder of Papier Gaché, an independent publisher of fanzines and art books that promote contemporary drawing and comics. 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. Contraire lives in Paris.

Shana Gozansky is a freelance theater director whose work has been produced from NYC to LA. She holds an MFA in Directing from the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs and is a graduate of Bard College. She is a Drama League Directing Fellow and her focus is on developing new plays. Shana is an avid museum-goer and art appreciator, a mother of a toddler, and a prolific social media humorist.

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