I Spy with My Little Eye Hockey: Hockey

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For many sports fans there's no such thing as too much hockey. And in I Spy with My Little Eye Hockey, young readers get double the fun. Matt Napier, author of Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet, teams up with photographer David Milne to create a visual puzzle book that challenges the deductive skills and sharp eyes of young readers. Dual look-alike photographs are filled with hockey masks, sticks, pucks, even miniature ice rinks and trading cards. But one of the scenes has been slightly altered. Can you see the...
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Overview

For many sports fans there's no such thing as too much hockey. And in I Spy with My Little Eye Hockey, young readers get double the fun. Matt Napier, author of Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet, teams up with photographer David Milne to create a visual puzzle book that challenges the deductive skills and sharp eyes of young readers. Dual look-alike photographs are filled with hockey masks, sticks, pucks, even miniature ice rinks and trading cards. But one of the scenes has been slightly altered. Can you see the changes? How many can you find? Poetic clues help young fans and seasoned veterans find the various differences between each pair of scenes. From the number of Zambonis on the ice to the sweaters hung in a locker room, hockey fans of all ages will enjoy this new way of spying the game!Matt Napier is the author of the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book. The son of a professional hockey player, Matt was born in Montreal, Quebec. He is a recent law school graduate and lives in Toronto. David Milne is a third-generation photographer in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. David photographs art for numerous galleries and artists, corporate portraits, products and all types of events. Travel photography is his passion.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Debra Lampert-Rudman
Each member of the "I Spy" series can be described simply as a book that is a game and a game that is a book. Each two-page spread gives readers a simple rhyme and asks that they study side-by-side photographs and identify the differences between them. For children who are interested in hockey, this book will be a great deal of fun. Some of the pages have as many as thirty-six differences to locate. Each spread has a "photo fact" about the depicted photo. For example, an intricate photo of a variety of hockey equipment has a photo fact about the history of hockey and the fact that "helmets are a relatively new development. It was not common for forwards and defensemen to wear helmets until the 1970s." Zambonis, sticks, signals, memorabilia, and uniforms are just some of the objects populating the delightful photos that fill this book. It is part of the "I Spy" Series. Reviewer: Debra Lampert-Rudman
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585363650
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: I Spy with My Little Eye
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 159,163
  • Age range: 4 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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  • Posted March 13, 2012

    Recommend for older children

    I was very disapointed when I opened this book up. I thought it was going to have things to look for in a collage picture but I was sadly mistaken. There is a picture on both pages and they are almost the same but you have to fing the differences in the pictures. Not at all what I thought I was getting in an I spy book.

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