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What Makes a Rainbow?: A Magic Ribbon Book

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A rainbow of ribbons magically appear when you open the pages of this innovative book! Toddlers will love listening to the charming story and seeing a different colored ribbon with the turn of each page. The last page is sure to delight with all the colors of the rainbow. What a fun way to learn colors!
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Overview

A rainbow of ribbons magically appear when you open the pages of this innovative book! Toddlers will love listening to the charming story and seeing a different colored ribbon with the turn of each page. The last page is sure to delight with all the colors of the rainbow. What a fun way to learn colors!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581170764
  • Publisher: Dalmatian Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Series: Novelty Book Series
  • Pages: 12
  • Sales rank: 35,469
  • Age range: 3 - 4 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Posted April 11, 2014

    Wow - what an amazing book!

    Such great use of creativity to use ribbons to speak to colors! My daughter absolutely cherishes this book and it has been a great resource to learn about colors.

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  • Posted January 2, 2012

    Sweet and engaging

    I saw a review for a later publication using a snake for a similar purpose, but I'm a girl, and the child I gifted is a girl, so I looked around and found this version using a much more comforting bunny to help tell the story. The construction is ingenious and sturdy enough for a toddler's enthusiasm, and the opportunity to reinforce colors is a bonus.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2011

    Geat teaching tool and very interactive!

    Great book for teaching color and rainbow order. Great baby gift!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2010

    excellent book!

    My Kids love this book. Favorite bedtime story. Is a great way for them to learn their colors and have fun reading!

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  • Posted April 15, 2010

    great gift.

    Wonderful present for a little kid.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2010

    More entertaining than I thought it would be.

    The rainbow grows throughout the colorful story that is filled with many creatures, colors, and other things. My son enjoys identifying the colorful ribbon colors and associating that color with the creatures. I highly recommend this book for any child.

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  • Posted November 15, 2009

    really sweet and memorable book

    This was our daughters's FAVORITE book when she was little. She knew it by heart, and it was precious to hear her recite it. We recently purchased it for a new baby to be in hopes that they will enjoy it as much as we did.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2009

    Great Book for Teaching Colors!

    This is a fantastic book for Teaching Colors. I first found the book at the library. After two weeks of reading it my daughter, she knew most of the colors. I added it to our home library and my son is enjoying it too. It is a great spring book to give as a gift also!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2004

    Find another book to teach the colors...

    Why are only the male characters given a respectful title, but none of the female ones? Do colors make a rainbow, or water droplets and sunshine? The ribbons are nice, especially for toddlers to grab and pull. I received this as a gift, and when I read it to my children, I change the words to show respect to all of the characters and to tell them what really makes a rainbow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2002

    A Favorite Book and a Great Gift

    This is one of my 2 year old daughter¿s favorite books. The story is clever and the book is durable enough to withstand curious toddler hands. Repetition helps teach words and colors. It will bring a smile to any young child and is a good book for a child beginning to read. Because of the enjoyment this book has brought into our home, it has become a favorite gift item for other children. Destined to become a classic!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2002

    Beautiful Book!

    This book is so beautiful. It allows children to be interactive with the colorful ribbons. The text is sweet. Color words are repeated throughout and the pages are also very colorful. The ending is the best: a beautiful pop-up rainbow that makes my son smile and get excited everytime. Get this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2002

    This is by far the cutest and happiest book out there! A must buy!

    This book has the brightest colors and yet isn't too 'busy'. It involves suspense for the child as they get to see a new color added when they turn the pages. It also includes child involvement with turning the pages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2002

    Exceptional book!

    This sweet story acquaints the reader with color, by means of an adorable ¿Little Rabbit¿ who hops through the forest questing his friends on how a rainbow is made. ¿Ladybug, what makes a rainbow?¿ asked Little Rabbit. ¿RED said Ladybug, gently closing her RED wings. You need RED to make a rainbow,¿ and a RED ribbon is displayed. Instantly engaging, each page of this book exposes a different colored satin ribbon to represent the colors of a rainbow, and in the end, a multihued pop-up rainbow is revealed! Vividly illustrated, the pastel renderings leap off the page, while the endearing images, and ¿magical¿ ribbons charm ¿little ones¿ as they learn. In spite of the instructional values, ¿What Makes a Rainbow?¿ is inaccurate! The author does not depict the colors of a rainbow properly? In 1672 Sir Isaac Newton, who was largely responsible for clarifying the origin of color, discovered that by passing sunlight through a prism created a rainbow of color, resulting in a color order: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, INDIGO, violet or purple. ¿What Makes a Rainbow?¿ omits INDIGO. Why? Betty Ann Schwartz had the perfect opportunity to educate children about color theory by portraying the spectrum in its correct form. This book is SO distinctively unique from other Pop-Up Books that I hesitate in giving it ONLY four stars, but I can¿t help but wonder, ¿why do it wrong?¿ I understand this is ONLY a children¿s book, but I love it so, I want it to be RIGHT! As an artist, I hunt for imaginative, and educational children¿s books, and ¿What Makes a Rainbow?¿ is interesting, and innovative, and, despite the error, it is an exceptional book - children adore it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2001

    I love this book!!!

    Excellent story and ingenious use of colored ribbons make this a wonderful book. There are so many childrens books to choose from and many have lack-luster story, illustrations or are like too many others. This book is set apart from the masses and I recommend it to everyone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2001

    A very educational book!

    This is a wonderful book for any young child. I am reading it to a two year old, that I look after. He loves it, and would like to read it again and again. It is a great way of learning colors. The illustrations are fantastic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2001

    Awesome teaching tool.

    Great book for incorporating lessons and learining the colors of the rainbow. Also a great idea for a little classroom play. I do wish the last color would have been written as VIOLET, instead of PURPLE becuase kids are going to learn ROYGBIV, not ROYGBIP.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2000

    Very Imaginative Book

    Loved this book and think any kid would too! The use of the ribbons to make a rainbow on each page was very imaginative and makes this book different from others.

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    Posted December 3, 2009

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    Posted December 8, 2009

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