About the book:Description: Everyday objects become a magical world when Jan Thornhill brings her trademark ingenuity and stunning artwork to a well-loved 19th-century rhyme. A forest of broccoli, a beaver dam of pretzels, a dragonfly with paper-clip wings -- who would have thought twist-ties and garden gloves could be so delightful? Young readers learn about counting, rhyming, and nature as they pick out everyday objects from ingenious, digitally enhanced illustrations. Pages at the end of the book show the original elements used in the creation of the images, encouraging readers to go back and play "I spy." The lyrical, singsong cadence of Olive Wadsworth's classic rhyme makes this a perfect story for reading aloud.
From the Book Jacket: Make friends with the firefly, frog, and fish. Greet the grasshopper, ground hog, and gazelle. Welcome the warbler, water beetle, and wasp. All manner of animals-from A to Z-are happily heralded in this engaging collection of poems for children selected by award-winning author Jane Yolen. Bold and playful illustrations by artist Allan Eitzen capture the essence of each poem that portrays the beauty, peculiarity, or humor of creatures great and small.
Book Review Says: A rhyming book about the animal kingdom, children can match sounds and clues to pictures of all kinds of creatures, great and small. The text is designed to ask questions about differences in the appearance and characteristics of animals and the noises they make.
Summary: Someone seems to be hiding from Bear and his friends! Who is it? There's a clatter in the tree and a scamper through the woods. Who is making all that noise? "WHO??" calls Bear. "Who is it, I say?" But no one responds.
Young readers will share Bear and his friends' surprise and delight when the mysterious stranger finally emerges -- and a new FRIENDSHIP begins!
These are going to be great story time yoga kiddos books!