My Very First Book of Shapes

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Can you find what is round? What is square? In this timeless new split-pageboard book, children can find the bottom half of a page that matches the top half. Find the right pairs, and you will learn to identify all kinds of shapes. From dome-shaped ladybugs to diamond- shaped kites, this clever board book makes learning fun.
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Overview

Can you find what is round? What is square? In this timeless new split-pageboard book, children can find the bottom half of a page that matches the top half. Find the right pairs, and you will learn to identify all kinds of shapes. From dome-shaped ladybugs to diamond- shaped kites, this clever board book makes learning fun.
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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
A host of spring board books introduce concepts to youngest book lovers. My Very First Book of Shapes by Eric Carle makes an ideal board book format for the 1974 picture book, using die-cut pages to match black-on-white shapes with full-color collage images of everyday objects; a black "dome" goes with a ladybug, for instance. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature
Learning shapes is fun, especially when you have a book created by such as well-known artist and the book is set up as an activity. The pages are split in half. On one side there is a shape--squiggle, dome, almond, and crescent which are not usually found in most concept board books. Kids are asked to match the shape with a picture on the other side. The word naming the shape appears on the left hand side of the page. Carle's signature collages are a delight. This book can be a great way for parents to help their youngsters learn. The pages also provide an opportunity for discussion to extend the lesson. The basic lesson does require the participation of someone who knows when a match is correct. 2005 (orig. 1974), Philomel/Penguin, Ages 2 to 5.
—Marilyn Courtot
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780690573671
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/28/1985
  • Series: My Very First Library
  • Pages: 10
  • Age range: 4 years

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