Judith Snyder is a seasoned educator of young children, with a palpable commitment to hands on learning. Her creative repertoire includes folk tales, fairy tales, biographies and craft. She currently lives with her family in Denver. Brad Davies is a marine biologist and professional illustrator, and lives with his wife in Colorado.
What Do You See?by Judith Snyder, Brad Davies (Illustrator)
Look at it sideways/ Look down from the top./ Turn it around;/ Then try a flipflop./ --What do you see?/ I see a young man / Looking over a wall./ Or/ Two bugs jumping rope/ Hopping high, hopping tall. Each creative spread is preceded by a question that encourages youngsters to examine the ups the downs and the all-around of simple shapes. From here, the sky is the
Look at it sideways/ Look down from the top./ Turn it around;/ Then try a flipflop./ --What do you see?/ I see a young man / Looking over a wall./ Or/ Two bugs jumping rope/ Hopping high, hopping tall. Each creative spread is preceded by a question that encourages youngsters to examine the ups the downs and the all-around of simple shapes. From here, the sky is the limit as circles, dots, squares, and more become the platform for trees with swings, railroad tracks edging their way out of town, and even an old wooden fence just about to fall down. Look at that lineis it really a line, or is it a lizard? Look at that ovalis it really an oval or is it a ladybug? Or an egg? Linescurvy lines, squiggly lines, short ones, tall ones, fat ones, all combine to create pictures, stories, and a highly creative way to see the world and tell stories through pictures. This title is full of imaginative approaches to artwork, and perfect for curious children, who are eager to combine shapes and sizes in art. There’s no end to the creativity this book facilities, as youngsters open their eyes and the windows of their own creativity. It is a perfect way for adults and youngsters to see the world in a whole new way.
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- Product dimensions:
- 9.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 Years
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This is a wonderful bedtime story full of opportunities to imagine shapes in different spaces. Great gift for parents of young children for birthdays, holidays, or spending travel time on long trips. I love the way this book opens conversations about a whole new realm of possibilities. Adults will enjoy the time spent with their child. Kids say the darndest things and this book provides the opportunity to listen to those pearls of wisdom. Have fun with this book. It should become a classic.
"What Do You See?" helps kids with their creative thinking skills. Children see shapes and sizes in a whole new way, while putting their imaginations to work. It is fun, interactive, and helps create great quality time together.