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Author: Lee Davis

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Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.,

Material: hard cover

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: playtime reading, read aloud book, interactive 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.

If You Liked This Book, Try: MOO; a Novel   MOO, COW, MOO! (Babysmart Level 3)   BIG LITTLE OTTER

Educational Themes: opposites and animal identification

Notes: Appears to be available used, only.

Literary Categories: Nonfiction - animals, rhyme, picture book

Date(s) Reviewed: August 2003

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