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My Trip to the Zoo: Interactive Book about Me
     

My Trip to the Zoo: Interactive Book about Me

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by K. A. Bye, Earl W. Ridgell Jr. (Illustrator)
 

These interactive books will take parents and young children on a reading and writing adventure together. They relive the fun of a special event—a visit to Grandmother's house, a trip to the zoo, their birthday, or a family holiday—by recording it in these books. Children become the books' authors as they finish the sentences using their own words and

Overview

These interactive books will take parents and young children on a reading and writing adventure together. They relive the fun of a special event—a visit to Grandmother's house, a trip to the zoo, their birthday, or a family holiday—by recording it in these books. Children become the books' authors as they finish the sentences using their own words and paste photographs or draw pictures to illustrate them.

Completing a book helps young and beginning readers improve their vocabulary, reading, and writing skills. Each book also introduces other skills kids can work on such as measuring, comparing, counting, understanding family relationships, expressing emotions, and learning family traditions.

Each Interactive Book about Me will bring repeated enjoyment and skill development as children share reading the book aloud with parents, family members, and friends. And when a child's reading progresses beyond the level of the book, parent and child will have a keepsake that captures a wonderful childhood event.

Features

• Every book individualized to each young reader
• Book about themselves gives kids added motivation to read and write
• Engaging reading for children with learning, developmental, or behavioral challenges
• Shared activity for parent and child
• Resource for teachers, families, child care providers, child therapists

What parents and others are saying about the Interactive Book About Me series:

"She loved it! Because she helped complete it by drawing pictures and filling in the blanks, it was easy for her to read the pages without having to ask for help."—Cassandra J., mother of6-year-old

"We had a lot of fun doing this together. He really likes to share it with other people."—Jennifer M., grandmother of 7-year-old

"I love the fact that he takes initiative in reading the book to himself, initiating spontaneous speech, and sitting down for extended periods of time to enjoy the book. He's a 'busy' kid, so these are all goals we work toward with him."—Amy M., mother of 2½-year-old

"She read it to everyone in our family including our dogs, guinea pig, and hamster! She was very proud of it. I saw her with it at least one to two times a day."—Dottie F., grandmother of 7-year-old

"I really liked working on this with David. He is very happy to have a book about himself, by himself. It was lots of fun and a lovely finished product."—Debby A., mother of 6-year-old

Children can create a book about their trip to the zoo by describing many of the animals encountered there—the short, tall, big, small, noisy, quiet, friendly, and scary ones.

"A marvelous idea, executed in superb fashion by the multiple Seal winning publishers at Boys Town Press. This interactive series of books are a wonderful way to reinforce various special times throughout the year including celebrations, holidays and other events that form so much of the important memories of childhood. Colorful and cute illustrations fill each book while the print is large and clear. Being able to personalize the book, with drawings or writing makes the books a keepsake and a real source of pride."

The National Parenting Center

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934490006
Publisher:
Boys Town Press
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
30
Product dimensions:
10.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
2 - 8 Years

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My Trip to the Zoo: Interactive Book about Me 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
The Mom's Choice Awards® honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, Ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times Best-Selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, Motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach, and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards®. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards® seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families. This book/product has earned this distinguished award.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The illustrations in this book are beautiful, fun and just plain cute. I like the idea of creating with my child a wonderful 'scrap book' of memories. I know it will be a keepsake.