... and 10 Cute Insects

Summary:

When one blueberry starts rolling down the hill, each of the insects it passes eyes it for their next meal. Each group of creatures grows by one: two red ants, three ladybugs, etc. Just as the last group gets there, a bird swoops in and takes the blueberry. So the insects decide to stay and play together.


Parent Perspective:
It was fun to have a board book that was bigger than the palm of my hand. While I enjoyed reading those with my child, the larger pages are a bit easier for little hands to grasp. The larger illustrations allow plenty of time to point to the insects and make it easier to count them, too. Because of its short shelf life (it is about counting, not much story) I would encourage you to borrow this from the library.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The insects are super cute, and the book's size makes it fun to count the bugs on each page. Toddlers will love being able to "play" with this counting book. Cardboard pages make this durable, even sized as a picture book.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Type of Book:
This is a board book that is sized like a picture book. It is built for small hands!
Educational Themes:

When sharing with toddlers and preschoolers talk about color, different types of insects, and counting. Use your fingers on the page to help them connect what you say to what they see.

Reading Level:
2.2
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
1 to 5
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. You'll read it a couple of times and your reader will be ready to move on.

Title One Little Blueberry
Author Tammi Salzano
Publisher Tiger Tales © 2011
Illustrators Kat Whelan
ISBN 9781589258594
Material Hard Cover
Cost $5.00
Genres Math, Animal Character, Rhyme

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