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Product Type: Books
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Concept Books

 


2001 Award
A Pig is Big
(A Pig is Big , Greenwillow $16.95 Score:) A pig is big—but compared to what? Florian's watercolors begin with a peek at the pig that gets smaller and smaller as it's compared to a car, truck, neighborhood, city, and universe. A big concept. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Toot & Puddle: Puddle's ABC
(by Holly Hobbies, Little Brown $14.95 Score:) Otto the turtle wants to know how to write his name, but he doesn't know his letters. It's Puddle to the rescue! He draws pictures, many featuring his good friend Toot. This doesn't live up to the first two Toot & Puddle books that shouldn't be missed.4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Into the A, B, Sea
(by Deborah Lee Rose/illus. by Steve Jenkins, Scholastic $15.95 Score:) From anemones to zooplankton, here's an alphabetical introduction to underwater life done with outstanding collage illustrations. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
One More Bunny
(by Rick Walton/illus. by Paige Miglio, Lothrop $15.95 Score:) Understanding the concept of one more is illustrated as bunnies arrive at the playground. Introduced in bouncy rhymes and playful images plus the abstract symbols of simple math facts that are related to each number from 1–10. Also, So Many Bunnies. 5 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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1994 Awards
Jamberry
(by Bruce Degen, HarperCollins $5.95 Score:) A totally delicious nonsense rhyme about every kind of berry in the world. The playful lilting rhyme and rhythm will be enjoyed by toddlers and preschoolers as well. 2 & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 1994.

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2000 Awards
I Spy Little Numbers
(by Jean Marzollo/ photos by Walter WIck, Scholastic $6.99 Score:) Another simplified version of the well loved I SPY series, but here objects are shown in isolation on one page and embedded in the big scene on the facing page. An amusing visual perception game that's fun for developing language, too. 2 & up. SNAP INFO: Find the objects shown in isolation on one page that are embedded in the big scene on the facing page. This little book is a fun visual perception game that's also fun for developing language, too.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2000.

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2002 Award
Click the Mouse
(editors of DK, DK $9.95 Score:) A clever concept book that uses a computer-like mouse. Kids click the mouse on the picture of the object the book asks them to find. Two and a half and up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Awards
Colors
(by Robert Crowther, Candlewick $12.99 Score:) Pull the tab on each solidly colored page and several windows open to reveal objects that are that particular color. The facing page says the color of the word. 2 and up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Good Thing Youre Not an Octopus!
(by Julie Markes/ illus. by Maggie Smith, HarperCollins $14.95 Score:) An amusing look at how it would be if, say, you were an octopus and had to put on pants with eight legs. Following one boy through a typical day, Markes makes everyday chores seem quite simple, especially when compared with those of sharks, who would have 200 teeth to brush, or a caterpillar with 16 shoes to tie! 3-7

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Kippers A to Z: An Alphabet Adventure
(by Mike Inkpen, Harcourt $16.95 Score:) Kipper and his good friend Arnold go in search for something for each letter of the alphabet. Fans of Kipper will enjoy their adventure and have a playful introduction to the concept of letters. 3 and up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2002.

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