Chimps Don't Wear Glasses
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Chimps Don't Wear Glasses

by Laura Numeroff, Joe Mathieu
     
 

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The team that created Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers returns with more animals in preposterous predicaments. Laura Numeroff's silly selection of animal antics and Joe Mathieu's zany zoo art will have you in stitches. Giraffes that drive? Reindeer at a square dance? What amazing animal antics can you think up?

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The team that created Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers returns with more animals in preposterous predicaments. Laura Numeroff's silly selection of animal antics and Joe Mathieu's zany zoo art will have you in stitches. Giraffes that drive? Reindeer at a square dance? What amazing animal antics can you think up?

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Children's Literature - Mary Clayton Rowen
A colorful menagerie splashes across each page. Animals perform wonderful imaginative comical humanistic actions. Each action defines the simple text, which accompanies it. The reader will be prompted to join in this imaginative game of portraying animals performing uncharacteristic actions. 1998 (orig.
School Library Journal - School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1-The author of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (HarperCollins, 1985) is back with a hilarious imagination stretcher. The rhymed text introduces an assortment of preposterous things that animals don't do. ``Llamas don't shop,'' ``giraffes don't drive cars,'' and ``reindeer don't square dance.'' The vibrant acrylic and pencil illustrations abound with humor. Fully dressed animals with exaggerated expressions expand the text into the realm of the ridiculous that children love. ``Zebras don't cook and you won't see a kangaroo reading a book'' portrays a zebra in a messy kitchen covered with red sauce and a frowning kangaroo reading an upside-down cookbook. The brief text and lively pictures make this a sure hit with the story hour set. The ending, ``Now just close your eyes and draw with your mind'' can easily lead into an art or creative-writing activity.-Janet M. Bair, Trumbull Library, CT

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416918592
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
05/09/2006
Series:
Stories to Go! Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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