This longtime favorite and bestseller is getting a whole new look! Colorful artwork, bold graphics, and modern words–with lively sentences that define them–make this book a sure hit for children and educators alike. The Little Golden Book line has always had a picture dictionary, and we’re pleased to offer this updated version for a new generation.
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Series:||Little Golden Book Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||2 - 5 Years|
About the Author
Bob Staake's 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to his work with Random House, Bob's titles include Mary Had a Little Lamp (Bloomsbury), Look! A Book! (Little Brown), and Cars, Galore (Candlewick). Outside of his work in children's publishing, Bob's illustrations have also been seen on several popular New Yorker covers, including the 11/17/08 "Reflection" cover that is officially the most popular New Yorker cover of all time. In 2008, Bob was the recipient of Time magazine's 2008 Best Magazine Cover award.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I love this book for two reasons: 1. Because of the text, my five-year-old son can read this book by himself. 2. And, because of the illustrations, my five-year-old son will read this book by himself. The text is simple and straightforward, not elaborate or twee. The subject of each sentence is easy to find. Because the text is elemental and basic, I can use the text teach my son how to form simple sentences. The illustrations, also, are simple and straightforward. They reinforce the sentences' subjects. And because the illustrations are elemental and basic, I can use the illustrations to show my son how to use simple shapes to draw more complex objects.