Fifteen Animals!

Fifteen Animals!

by Sandra Boynton
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Overview

Fifteen Animals! by Sandra Boynton

The amazing Bob! The amazing Boynton! Because who else but Sandra Boynton could imagine 15 Bobs in one book? Actually, that's 14 Bobs, and one Simon James Alexander Ragsdale the Third (he's a turtle), which gives Fifteen Animals! the added dimension of being a unique counting book—count the Bobs, count the pets, count the bunnies, count the fish. Fifteen Animals! also comes with a free song available via download. It's all the energy and appeal of Boynton: the lively language, distinctive illustrations, and inimitable characters. And music. And counting. And, for the first time, a person character, an earnest little boy who loves animals and happily sings:

I really like animals,
I like them a lot.
Fifteen animals is what I’ve got.
I’ve got fifteen animals.
They're friendly and tame, and
I’ve given each one a special name.

Make that Bob.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761130666
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/08/2008
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 73,553
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 2 - 4 Years

About the Author

Sandra Boynton is a popular American cartoonist, writer, and songwriter. Since 1974, Boynton has written and illustrated over fifty children’s books and seven general audience books, including five New York Times bestsellers. More than 60 million of her books have been sold—“mostly to friends and family,” she says. She has also written and produced five albums of award-winning children’s music. Three of her albums have been certified Gold, and Philadelphia Chickens, nominated for a Grammy, has gone Platinum. She lives with her family on a farm in New England.


 

Hometown:

"Somewhere in rural Connecticut"

Date of Birth:

April 3, 1953

Place of Birth:

Orange, New Jersey

Education:

B.A., Yale University, 1974; attended University of California--Berkeley Drama School and Yale Drama School

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Fifteen Animals! 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My kids grew up with 'Doggies' and 'Red Hat, Blue Hat'. When friends have kids, I ALWAYS give them a copy. My college age student took 'Doggies' to school with her and my son loves the hippo books. Read this book and glory in the Bobs! You can't go wrong with Sandra Boyton, she is the next best thing to Chocolate!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Never having read this, i was laughing the whole first time through! Quirky, fun, and a new favorite...and a great way to learn numbers to boot.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Fifteen Animals" is a short, but sweet picture book by Sandra Boynton. The narration is a little bit flat. It is not your usual counting book, in that they do not actually count the animals from 1-15. The plot is simple. A boy loves animals so much that he has 15 of them. He talks about his names for them all. All of the animals are called Bob, except the turtle who has a very long and silly name. We have read it a few times with our 3 year old daughter, and we laugh every time.
SableT More than 1 year ago
This is another story that my two year old son loves to hear at bedtime. I think it is absolutely hilarious to have fourteen animals named Bob and then one named Simon James Alexander Ragsdale III. They rhyme is really cute but makes it sort of awkward to point out the numbers to the child while reading. Still very fun to read out loud. Great for story time during the day or for bedtime.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hey, my name is Bob. I give this book to everyone I know who has a baby!
grammyj3 More than 1 year ago
With her usual charm Sandra Boynton has created an easy to read, easy to love counting book for pre school and early school age children. The numbers aren't as important as the fun as the pages fly by in their charming way until suddenly you get to the surprise ending! My five year old grandson has it memorized, so he now "reads" it to me at our story reading time!
Trying2FindTime2Read More than 1 year ago
My 15 month old son loves Sandra Boynton and this book is no exception. He likes looking at the colorful pictures and I enjoy the story. I would recommended this book for Sandra Boynton fans.
lnytns More than 1 year ago
My husband found this book and suggested it for a Christmas gift for our son. We love the story, and my son loves to point and name all the animals in the story. Great together time...
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