Author(s): Bill Martin Jr.
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
Carle's books all have an educational element -- they teach about animals, numbers, colours and nature -- but a big part of their appeal is that they are not didactic or laboured, but light and entertaining. There's warmth and humour there too Junior Eric Carle ... has an unfailing magic. His gentle, glowing collages are satisfying for parent and child The Times