From Publishers Weekly:
On the heels of Gallop! and Swing!,
Seder's latest Scanimation ode to movement adds color to its
bestselling formula, mostly to good effect. Like the previous books,
the simple text poses playful questions (“Can you hop like a frog?
flip-flop-floop!”). The level of detail on a few animals (the hopping
frog, leaping dolphin and chomping alligator) is striking, but the
addition of color also has the effect of reducing the contrast, and
thus the detail, in others (notably the pig, hummingbird and bear),
whose features are indistinct. Still, readers should find the
Rufus Butler Seder
is the inventor of Lifetiles, glass-tiled murals
that appear to come to life when the viewer walks by; he's installed
them at the Smithsonian, Sea World, Union Station, and other museums,
aquariums, train stations, and ocean liners around the world. He is
also the founder of EyeThink, Inc., a company that develops and
produces a line of toys and gifts using the technologies he's invented.
Mr. Seder lives in Boston.