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ELEPHANT BLUE

Author: Frances Gilbert

Illustrator: Cynthia deHahn Block

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Publisher: BookSurge Publishing, 2009

Material: hard cover

Summary: Each page in this book shows a different animal and poetically assigns a different color to each animal. This rhyming picture book introduces animals and colors.

Type of Reading: playtime reading, bedtime story, read aloud book

Recommended Age: read together: 1 to 5; read yourself: 6 to 8

Interest Level: 1 to 4

Age of Child: Read with a 4-year-old girl.

Young Reader Reaction: My daughter (4) enjoyed the colors and the pictures. She didn't want to read it again after the first time.

Adult Reader Reaction: I didn't like the book very much. The pictures were pretty but I didn't see much point to it. There are so many excellent books out there that I would rather read. I was surprised it held her attention for reading the whole book.

Pros: Colorful pictures are fun to look at in this book that introduces colors to young audiences.

Cons: To me, the book wasn't well written. This isn't a story.

Borrow or Buy: Skip. I did not enjoy this book. There are so many excellent books out there especially about colors.

If You Liked This Book, Try: Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Day; Maisy's Colors by Lucy Cousins; A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni. ABC IS FOR CIRCUS (Chunky)   BLUE GOOSE   JUMBO's LULLABY

Educational Themes: This is a book where you can introduce colors

Notes: The author donated a copy of this book knowing that we would consider it for review and provide an independent, unbiased profile. This book will be given to a nonprofit to help readers in need.

Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book, animals, rhymes, colors

Date(s) Reviewed: August 2015

Other Reviews: No Critics Reviews or reader feedback found at the time of this review.




                 

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