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Posted November 15, 2007
I Went Walking is a story about a little boy who goes on a walk and comes across many different and colorful animals. The first animal he encounters is a black cat. The cat follows him, and as the boy continues to meets more animals each one tags along. By the end of the book he is leading a trail of animals. The colorful artwork in this book captures children¿s attention. Julie Vivas uses watercolors to create realistic yet imaginative illustrations of the different animals. The repetitive text, ¿What did you see?¿, is accompanied by a partial picture of the newest animal to join the line. These partial pictures allow children to make predictions throughout the story about which animal is coming next. The repetitive rhyme and prediction opportunities provided in this book make it both appealing and appropriate for children ages 2-7. I read this book in my preschool class, and my three year olds love it. They enjoy participating in the reading and guessing the different animals. I use this book when teaching both colors and animals, but it remains a favorite long after these lessons are complete.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.