This is Daniel Cook on a Plane

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Up, up and away! Daniel does a flight check, gets the "all clear" and takes off into the big blue sky. Join Daniel as he soars through the clouds and learns all about planes and the history of flight, in this title in the This is Daniel Cook series. Charmed by his boundless enthusiasm, children will be eager to join Daniel and learn about the world from a kid's perspective. Each book closes with an activity that encourages young readers to create along with Daniel. Kids will be eager to join in the adventures of ...
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Overview

Up, up and away! Daniel does a flight check, gets the "all clear" and takes off into the big blue sky. Join Daniel as he soars through the clouds and learns all about planes and the history of flight, in this title in the This is Daniel Cook series. Charmed by his boundless enthusiasm, children will be eager to join Daniel and learn about the world from a kid's perspective. Each book closes with an activity that encourages young readers to create along with Daniel. Kids will be eager to join in the adventures of a little boy who gets to do so many different things. If Daniel can do it, so can they!
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
The books are surprisingly informative, with lots of specific details and facts throughout ? [A] practical and inviting addition to the home, classroom, or library shelf.

Chock-full of fun facts and amusing, colorful photographs ? [t]hese titles are great preparations for field trips.

Fans of the TV star will welcome the first four books in the This is Daniel Cook series ?

Publishers Weekly
Fans of the TV star will welcome the first four books in the This Is Daniel Cook series of paper-over-board books: This Is Daniel Cook at the Farm; This Is Daniel Cook at the Fire Station; This Is Daniel Cook on a Hike and This Is Daniel Cook on a Plane. With full-color stills from the television program, the books offer information on each of the four subjects, often with asides from the young, inquisitive hero, and close with a related activity. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature - Ginjer L. Clarke
This nonfiction book is a companion to the popular Canadian-produced children's TV program "This is Daniel Cook," which airs on Playhouse Disney. Daniel takes readers up in a small airplane and introduces them to the parts of the airplane, safety check, controls, and flying techniques, while retaining some of his spunk, curiosity, and precociousness. You can sense his excitement as he rides in the cockpit and inspects the control panel. Lots of photo illustrations, detailed text explaining the topic, and Daniel's questions (distinguished from text by a handwriting font and arrows) keep things lively. An activity shows kids how to make a paper airplane, which may be a bit simplistic for many readers. The small square size will make it easy for younger kids to hold on their own, and size and weight comparisons that a child can relate to are helpful. This would be a terrific read for a first-time flyer who is anxious, or it could accompany a field trip to an airfield or a lesson about flight. Additional discussion about the history of flight and the use of wind in flight with photos could be helpful for in-class use.
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-Young readers will feel the excitement that Cook's TV show generates as each title opens with the phrase, "This is Daniel Cook," along with an introduction about the things that he likes to do. With hands raised, clad in his orange T-shirt, he takes readers on four typical outings. Chock-full of fun facts and amusing, colorful photographs, each book has an activity at the end. These titles are great preparations for field trips, making them excellent for school libraries.-Tracy Bell, Eastway Elementary School, Durham, NC Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
Quill and Quire
The books are surprisingly informative, with lots of specific details and facts throughout ? [A practical and inviting addition to the home, classroom, or library shelf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554530823
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Series: This is Daniel Cook Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Age range: 4 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

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