Tiptoe Tapirs by Hanmin KimTiptoe Tapirs by Hanmin Kim

Tiptoe Tapirs

byHanmin Kim

Hardcover | July 20, 2015

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The jungle is a noisy place. The elephants BOOM, the rhinos BAM-BAM, the hornbills CAW-CAW and the apes HOO-HAA. But Tapir and Little Tapir don't make a sound. They tiptoe through their days -- until the morning a hungry leopard forces them to run for the lives. Leopard is just about to pounce when BANG! The sound of a hunter's gun stops all three animals in their tracks. Now Leopard must flee -- very quietly, with help from the tapirs. From that day on, Leopard moves with a very soft step as do the rest of the jungle beasts. With elegant pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations, this original pourquoi story is a satisfying and visually arresting tale of quiet rewarded.
Hanmin Kim is a writer, translator, graphic novelist and the author-illustrator of several books for young people. Born and based in Seoul, South Korea, he travels extensively and has lived in Denmark, Sri Lanka, Peru and Portugal. An encounter with a tapir at a mud hole in Peru inspired this book. The tapir, with its elephant-like tru...
Title:Tiptoe TapirsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8.24 × 8.26 × 0.38 inPublished:July 20, 2015Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823433951

ISBN - 13:9780823433957