Let’s go pebbling! A child’s imagination can find something magical in just about anythingeven an ordinary pebble. In this colorful board book, a little boy uses red and black pebbles to make a face. But when it comes to the teeth, wouldn’t green ones be perfect? With bucket in hand, he and his mom set out to find those just right pebbles. He finds pebbles on the road, in the river, and even in his dreams, but there are no green pebbles anywhere. The solution is easyall it takes is some green paint, and before you know it, his pebble face is sporting a big green pebble smile. Perfect for very young children, this whimsical book shows how imagination and creativity can make anything possible. Sparse yet lyrical text describes the idyllic time the little boy spends with his mother, while the charming illustrations reflect the simple pleasures of a day in the country.
|Publisher:||Annick Press, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||2 - 5 Years|
About the Author
Cindy Revell is a Governor General's Award-nominated children's book illustrator and a contemporary still-life oil painter. Her paintings can be found in public and private collections in Canada and the U.S. She lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I like that this is a simple story that encourages a doable real life activity. Read about collecting pebbles and go out and do it! It's a very simple story so I'd recommend it for younger kids (2-4).
Title: A Pebble Story Author: Emil Sher Illustrator: Cindy Revell Publisher: Annick Press Ltd Published: 6-17-2014 ISBN: 9781554516544 Pages: 26 Genre: Children's Fiction Tags: Ages 2-4 Overall Rating: Great Reviewed For: NetGalley Reviewer: DelAnne Little boys are drawn to rocks and pebbles those that they don't try to eat they collect. All sizes, shapes, textures and colors. Follow along as one boy goes in search of the perfect green pebble. A Pebble story is told in simple sentences. It is a short story book which is good as we know the attention span of a two to three year old is about ten seconds. This perfect book for holding the attention of very young listeners with its colorful Illustrations and melodic verbiage. You will be reading this story over and over again. You can look forward to hours of shared reading pleasure between you and your little one.