Family - La Famille

Summary:

This book identifies family members with engaging and active illustration of a teddy bear family.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book encourages conversation about family and foreign languages.

Content Awareness Factors:

This book encourages conversation about family and foreign languages.


Little Kid Reaction

Preschooler repeated the words in English and French and talked about members of his/her family as we read the book.

Parent Reaction

This is a quick read at this age--a short, but effective French lesson. It's perfect for introducing French in normal conversation. As with this entire series, the pronunciation guide is great for beginners or those of us who are rusty with the language.

Type of Book:
This is French vocabulary book with English and French words for family members and a pronunciation guide in the back.
Educational Themes:

French vocabulary and simple terms for family make up the educational themes for this book.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
5 to 7
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 6
Age of child:
Started reading with a 3 year old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. As a vocabulary tool, the book's usefulness will continue into grade school.

Title Family / La Famille
Author Clare Beaton
Publisher Barrons Juveniles © 1997
Illustrators Clare Beaton
ISBN 0764100416
Material Hard Cover
Genres Bilingual, Animal Character, Family, French
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