Masks disguise and surprise in this playful lift-the-flap board book by Giuliani Ferri, the creator of Brick by Brick.
An ABC Best Books for Young Readers selection
At the masquerade party you never know who you're going to find. Who's behind that pirate's mask? Who's under that knight's helmet? In this playful lift-the-flap board book, toddlers will love discovering the animals under- neath, and the alliterative text will give them lots of fun new words to learn.
About the Author
Giuliano Ferri is the creator of beloved board books including Brick by Brick, Peekaboo and Who’s Hiding in this Box?, among many others. A native of Italy, Ferri’s artwork is internationally known and exhibited. He also works with young people with disabilities, using animation and comic theater.
“minedition books for babies and toddlers raise the bar for books for young readers bringing bright bold artwork with just-right stories and concepts from authors and artists from around the world….Perfect for learning basic concepts….Beautifully built to last.” — Mom and More
"Put a party spin on a topic even young children have heard a lot about lately: masks. . . .Clever." -Kirkus Reviews
“…great…brimming with humor and beauty and appropriate for the audience…..A satisfying layering of ideas and language with sturdy fold-out panels.”— Wall Street Journal
"A great take-along book for outings or anywhere waiting is expected. . . .Ferri infuses his lift-the-flap board book with playfulness and strong literacy-building vocabulary and alliteration that will enchant young readers and make them proud to know fun-to-say words. . . .cuddliness at its best….little ones will love guessing who’s playing firefighter, cowboy, and all the rest." -Celebrate Picture Books
“Little hands will have fun lifting up the masks to reveal the sweet faces of the friendly animals. Recommended for young families with children ready to reach out and engage with the physical book, anyone who likes to lift the flaps!” -Youth Services Book Review
"Young children will enjoy reading Masquerade Party with mom or dad, or by themselves. Lifting the flaps is great for working wrist muscles and eye-hand coordination…. kids of all ages, especially the board book crowd, love manipulating their books with flaps, and other inventive devices such as, pulling, pushing, and turning over. Masquerade Party can keep your child happily active for quite a while.” - Kidslit Review
“A fun, interactive “lift the flap” board book that will entertain children everywhere.”- Kiss the Book Jr. blog