Around the World
Around the World
$12.74

Series: Littleland   

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Annotation: Presents new sights and sounds from around the world that are identified by matching pictures and identifying words in each country.
Catalog Number: #88137
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
No other formats available
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Pages: 32
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-7636-7579-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-7636-7579-0
Dewey: 428.1
LCCN: 2013095729
Dimensions: 30 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
Horn Book
In this global journey for young kids, animal friends (first seen in Littleland) visit fourteen countries, including France, Kenya, India, Australia, Brazil, and the United States. Each brightly colored double-page spread shows the characters mixing with similar animals (in national dress); place-specific objects to identify in the digitally rendered Richard Scarryesque pictures appear in page footers.
School Library Journal
PreS-K&12; The "little ones" (a mixed group of 10 different animals, including a pig, koala, dog, and alligator) are leaving Littleland for a trip around the world. Each spread features a brief description of the locales they are visiting and a selection of seek-and-find images for children to spot. The first spread includes items they will need on their trip, such as a map and camera. The little ones visit a variety of cities across the globe, with searchable objects relevant to each destination. The journey begins in London (teacup and black taxi), goes through the Netherlands (tulip and windmill), India (mangoes and sitar), visiting nearly every continent, before winding up in New York City (hot dog and skyscraper). The digitally produced images are colorful and simple while still conveying the visual flavor of the different sights. A solid choice.&12; Martha Link Yesowitch, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, NC
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Horn Book (8/1/15)
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Reading Level: 1.0
Interest Level: P-K

Join the little ones on their fantastic voyage of discovery around the world.

When the little ones take a trip around the world, they find new sights and sounds to be identified in each country, from the U.K. to Japan! Full of busy scenes and a simple story to help young children learn new words.


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