Get up and Go!

Overview

We all come in different shapes and sizes, and it doesn’t matter if you are tall, short, skinny, or round.Your body is your own, and you need to take care of it.

Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or simply time for a change, this book is the perfect catalyst to get readers moving. Vibrant, fun-filled illustrations and an encouraging text explain the many great reasons to exercise, from making new friends to going new places, or just because it’s good for your body. Nancy ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $175.00   
  • Used (13) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 2
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$175.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(178)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 1 of 2
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

We all come in different shapes and sizes, and it doesn’t matter if you are tall, short, skinny, or round.Your body is your own, and you need to take care of it.

Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or simply time for a change, this book is the perfect catalyst to get readers moving. Vibrant, fun-filled illustrations and an encouraging text explain the many great reasons to exercise, from making new friends to going new places, or just because it’s good for your body. Nancy Carlson’s gleeful, kid-friendly story is sure to make readers young and old get up and exercise!

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Written and illustrated by Carlson, this picture book is one that will inspire today's kids to get out and get active. Carlson starts out with a positive message of self-acceptance: we're all born with different body types and they're all perfect for each of us. Then she leaps into the picture book's main premise—our bodies are our own and it's up to us to take good care of them. She details the many great reasons to exercise, from making new friends (like team mates or playground buddies) to going new places (like to the lake for canoeing with your dad or helping your mom in the backyard garden). But what if you're stuck inside babysitting your baby brother on a boring afternoon? There are fun suggestions on how to get active in that type of scenario, too. The brightly-colored pictures feature childlike animals and are done in Carlson's exuberant signature style. My only concern with the look of the book is the layout of the text: sometimes a sentence is set at the top of a two-page spread, centered between the two pages and spanning the book's 'gutter,' which is a bit difficult to read, but this is a minor point. Overall this is a good book for a parent or teacher wishing to encourage kids to make physical fitness a part of their daily life. With childhood obesity a growing concern in our nation, this title would be useful in libraries, schools, and homes. A natural tie-in to celebrating many 'awareness' weeks and days, particularly the week in which families are urged to turn off the television in favor of healthier diversions. 2006, Viking/Penguin, Ages 3 to 8.
—Dianne Ochiltree
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1-Carlson's lively characters are back with a message about exercise and what fun it can be. "Exercise can be relaxing" or "Exercise can help you make friends," and "Exercise burns up the junky food you sometimes eat." As in the author/artist's earlier upbeat books, a positive message comes through without being preachy. Done in colored pencils and technical pens, the artwork features humanlike animals boldly exhibiting the joys and woes of exercise, and adds humor through visual cues full of cheerful and realistic expression. A heart-healthy fact runs across the top of most pages, with corresponding text below. With childhood obesity a hot topic for today's kids, this book offers a playful yet helpful encouragement to those who may need extra incentive to get up and go.-JoAnn Jonas, Chula Vista Public Library, San Diego, CA Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
Kirkus Reviews
A joyously unrestrained, candy-colored salute to exercise, wherein Carlson's company of cockeyed animals encourage young readers to forsake whatever screen has them in its thrall, to go outside and shake that thing. It doesn't matter if you are short, tall, skinny or round-or, for that matter, happen to be a frog, or pig, or rabbit or dog-writes Carlson in this gentle challenge to get off your duff. As the animals gyrate about the page, they sing the praises of staying fit, keeping trim despite those rare encounters with junk food, learning about sportsmanship, making new pals at the playground and even learning to relax as you enjoy a brisk walk. Carlson has posed herself a mighty challenge, but her effort has enough vim to get the job done, and is pegged at those young enough to be saved. (Picture book. 3-6)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780670059812
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/19/2006
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)