|I hear a pickle : (and smell, see, touch, and taste it, too!)|
Author: Isadora, Rachel
Children explore their five senses, learning what they can see, smell, hear, touch, and taste.
Kirkus Reviews (+) (10/15/15)
School Library Journal (00/01/16)
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (+) (00/02/16)
The Hornbook (+) (00/01/16)
Full Text Reviews:
School Library Journal - 01/01/2016 PreS-Gr 1—Isadora provides a sensory tour of early childhood, exploring common sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures. Each "chapter" consists of a number of simple declarative sentences matched with colorful ink and watercolor vignettes to capture what the children are experiencing or have learned not to try. For example, three vignettes on one page accompany the statements "I touch the sand. I make a castle. I touch the rain. I don't touch the cactus." Similarly, "I taste the pretzel. Salty! I taste the hot dog. Yum! I wait to taste the oatmeal. It is still hot!" The artist's trademark style is perfectly suited to depict the child-focused activities of these diverse, expressive, and engaging tots. As the title suggests, she uses a pickle to tie it all together for a sour, spicy, slippery, crunchy, green treat. VERDICT Preschoolers and their caregivers will devour this oversize title and come back for more.—Luann Toth, School Library Journal - Copyright 2016 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.
School Library Journal - 12/01/2016 PreS-Gr 1—Isadora explores common sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures from a preschooler's perspective in this winsome sensory tour. Combining short, declarative sentences with colorful ink and watercolor vignettes, the cheerful spreads showcase a cast of diverse, expressive kids in their everyday worlds. A final page, featuring the titular pickle, cleverly ties everything together into a delicious whole and invites repeated sharing. - Copyright 2016 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.