Beacons Of Light, Lighthouses

Summary:

This is an informative book about the different kinds of lighthouses and their history. The different pictures of each lighthouse make the information easy to understand.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book offers great information about different kinds of lighthouses and makes it accessible to a young audience. There is a variety of good pictures, along with easy to understand descriptions.

Content Awareness Factors:

This is an older book, so it may not appeal to all readers.


Little Kid Reaction

She enjoyed seeing that there were many different kinds of lighthouses. She thought there was only the kind we had seen at the beach so was excited to see the many others the pictures showed.

Big Kid Reaction

I picked this book for us. I liked it because it was educational and informative. It kept my interest along with my daughter's. She enjoyed the book and that made me happy as it was educational and yet enjoyable for a child.

Type of Book:
This is an illustrated, picture book history of lighthouses.
Educational Themes:

In addition to teaching children about lighthouses, you can also teach them about being responsible at work.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read with a 6-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. I would buy this book if I knew a child who loved lighthouses. Otherwise, borrow it from your library. Any child who is interested in lighthouses will love this book and want to read it over and over.

Title Beacons of Light, Lighthouses
Author Gail Gibbons
Publisher HarperCollins © 1990
Illustrators Gail Gibbons
ISBN 0688073794
Material Hard Cover
Genres History, Geography
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