IS IT LARGER?  IS IT SMALLER? by Tana Hoban
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IS IT LARGER? IS IT SMALLER?

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Relative size is the concept unifying Hoban's latest collection of eye-filling photos. As always, her choice of subjects represents a wonderful conjuction of eye and mind. See, for example, the rabbit's large ears against a little boy's smaller ones; the two large X's of a sawhorse picnic table with the four small X's of its benches stacked upside-down on the table; or the different measures of cake ingredients lined up in front of a partially-filled mixing bowl, being stirred. Often the motif is stated and echoed, as in the toy car beside a real Volkswagen being washed by father and son. Other combinations are more and less obvious; but the simplest, most predictable groupings make striking pictures, and the subtlest (e.g., a row of icicles against a grubby background) bear longer gazing in their own right.
Pub Date: April 15th, 1985
ISBN: 0688152872
Page count: 34pp
Publisher: Greenwillow
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15th, 1985




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