Rabbit up. Uh-oh! Rabbit down . . . With some droll ascents and landings, Jo Ham’s international sensation hops into the pages of a picture-book series for the first time.
Seesaws, diving boards, ski jumps, slides—life comes with its share of ups and downs. And for the adventurous, on-the-go Rabbit, they’re simply par for the course. The creation of Jo Ham, whose art celebrates the magic of everyday life, Rabbithas been spotted everywhere from the Centre Pompidou in Paris to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and on mugs and nursery decorations in homes around the world. Now, with Uh-Oh! Rabbit and its companion title Yippee! Rabbit, the iconic black-silhouetted bunnyappears for the first time in a series of children’s books—fun, playful, and irreverent stories in striking and stylish packages that beg for a place on children’s bookshelves.
About the Author
Jo Ham is a graduate of the University of Oxford’s Ruskin School of Art, in England. She set up her eponymous studio in 2011 and has since collaborated with the Body Shop, Moncler, Mini, Choose Love, Eurostar, and Nike. She lives in England with her husband and two young children.
Bunnies from artist Ham’s line of silhouetted rabbits appear in a book ostensibly about opposites. . . Each rabbit is thoroughly imbued with personality, making the book’s finale a particular treat thanks to its unexpected nature. Expect requests for rereads. Simple storytelling with a twist ending makes this perfect for the youngest of bunnies. —Kirkus Reviews
Ham turns her signature creation of bespoke rabbits into a trio of picture books. . . . A simple work with scope for imagination, this is a delightful addition to library collections. —School Library Journal