New big books to share with a group!
Big books are ideal for use with a large group--they are oversized at 14-1/2 x 18 inches. A perfect way to enjoy Holt favorites with many children at once!
A collection of endangered animals appear in Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text with Eric Carle's vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future--a dreaming child.
Also available in big book format:
The Colors of Us
By Karen Katz
Here are My Hands
By Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illustrated by Ted Rand
In the Small, Small Pond
By Denise Fleming
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About the Author
BILL MARTIN JR (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer and poet, with doctorate in early childhood education. In addition to the beloved Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Martin's books include Listen to the Rain and Knots on a Counting Rope.
ERIC CARLE is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. His work has won many awards and been published in more than a dozen countries around the world. He is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar .
"Another standout from the creators of a line of perennial favorites." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Even after more than 35 years, [Carle's] style still radiates the same remarkable elemental beauty." --The New York Times Book Review
"Carle's trademark paint and cut-out style and Martin's rhythmic and repetitive text full of animal observations engages little ones and keeps them turning the pages." --San Francisco Chronicle
"Carle's use of negative space and of sculptural line conveys not only the essence of each animal but also the energy of its movement. A fine read-aloud with a subtle, yet clear, message." --Booklist
"The bright collage images and lilting language bring the animals to life on the page." --School Library Journal