Longjohns [NOOK Book]


Dressing for winter play involves many layers: longjohns, pants, mittens, coat, etc. Once warmly dressed, the main character finds fun in the wintry weather. The day finishes with a sip of hot chocolate before snuggling down to sleep.

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Dressing for winter play involves many layers: longjohns, pants, mittens, coat, etc. Once warmly dressed, the main character finds fun in the wintry weather. The day finishes with a sip of hot chocolate before snuggling down to sleep.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
A smattering of new series titles teach toddlers some basics. Kit Allen surveys the seasons in a quartet of board books: Galoshes (spring), Swimsuit (summer), Sweater (autumn) and Longjohns (winter). Each depicts a boy getting dressed, then enjoying activities appropriate to the season, with minimalist art outlined in black and one word of text per page. In Swimsuit, "sun" shows the boy stretched out on a towel on the sand; in Longjohns, "snow" shows the boy in a similar pose, decked out in snowsuit, boots, mittens and hat. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature
The one piece underwear suit may need some explanation. Kids from colder climates may have a few pairs but they will look a little strange to those who live in the tropics. The round-headed almost alien looking little boy puts on his blue pants, mittens, a coat (although how you button a coat with mittens on is a bit of a mystery) and a warm hat with ear flaps. The final piece of clothing is a pair of bright yellow boots and now he is finally ready for the cold, snowy outdoors. Once there he enjoys a sled ride and skating and then returns inside for a warm drink beside a toasty fire before heading off to bed. Part of a series of board books that celebrate seasonal fun (Sweater, Swimsuit, Galoshes), this board book is pretty simple. One word per page accompanies the action. 2003, Houghton Mifflin, Ages 1 to 3.
— Marilyn Courtot
School Library Journal
PreS-Four board books introduce words loosely associated with the seasons. In Galoshes, a white, bald, round-headed child dons galoshes, shirt, overalls, and rain slicker before going out to stomp, sing, save worms, and sail a boat. In winter, the child puts on longjohns, pants, mittens, coat, hat, and boots before going out to sled, skate, and slip. In fall, it's on with a sweater, socks, scarf, and clogs. The art does not always convey the meaning of the text. For instance, in Swimsuit, the spread for the word "sun" shows the youngster on a towel in the sand. The sun is nowhere in sight. The ambiguity of the text and illustrations is a recurring problem in all four titles and thus, each book fails to convey the concepts for the intended audience.-Olga R. Kuharets, Broward County Libraries, Fort Lauderdale, FL Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
From the Publisher
"Kit Allen surveys the seasons in a quartet of board books." Publishers Weekly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547562773
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/19/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 13
  • Age range: Up to 4 years
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Kit Allen lives in Connecticut with his wife and children. This is his fifth book with Houghton Mifflin.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Must Buy

    brilliant illustrations, little text, simple read aloud, try others in the series (some are out of print/very hard to find)

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