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Summary: There is no story, just engaging photos of big and small animals to teach opposites. Larger-than-life photos of animals are contrasted with small animals & rhyming sentences. Great opportunities to teach opposites & animal identification.
Type of Reading: family reading, playtime reading
Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 4; read yourself: 6 to 8
Interest Level: 0 to 4
Age of Child: Started reading with child 18 months old.
Young Reader Reaction: This is a big hit with my toddler.
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a book that's fun to share with toddler—the photos are great for demonstrating opposites or just identifying animals.
Pros: With the big photos and rhyming scheme, it's fun to read/look at.
Cons: The paper pages were torn almost right away. While subject is timely, the paper isn’t the best material.
Borrow or Buy: Borrow it. An edition with library binding may be sturdier.
Educational Themes: opposites and animal identification
Notes: Appears to be available used, only.
Literary Categories: Fiction - animal stories, picture book
Date(s) Reviewed: August 2003
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