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Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes: And Other Action Counting Rhymesby Zita Newcome
Synopses & Reviews
After their mama reads to them, it's bedtime for The Five Little Monkeys. But they can't resist reading just one more book . . . or three! Soon Mama is so tired of trying to get her monkeys to quiet down and go to sleep, she picks up their books and takes them with her. At last, the monkeys are ready to settle down . . . until they hear strange sounds from down the hall. Could it be that Mama likes to read in bed, too?and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;
Vibrant and expressive, this newest installment in the Five Little Monkeys seriesand#160;hasand#160;a rhyming textand#160;that's perfect for reading aloud. Childrenand#160;will also delight inand#160;chiming in duringand#160;the refrain: "Lights out! Sweet dreams! No more reading in bed!"
From the creator of the best-selling TODDLEROBICS comes an exuberant collection of more than fifty favorite action songs and rhymes.
Are you ready for a hand-clapping, finger-snapping, jumping-up-and-down good time? This comprehensive collection of more than fifty favorite rhymes and songs is more than a buoyant picture book - its a how-to manual for having fun, toddler-style. Illustrating each rhyme are the hand and body movements that go along with it - including such classics as
"Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake," "Im a Little Teapot," "Ten in the Bed," and many more. A must-have for parents, grandparents, babysitters, teachers, and anyone else with a healthy respect for the fine art of play!
About the Author
Zita Newcome has written and illustrated several books for children, including the best-selling TODDLEROBICS, its sequel TODDLEROBICS: ANIMAL FUN, and a novelty book, POP-UP TODDLEROBICS. "Ive noticed that children love any rhyme that enables them to move around - it seems to really let loose their imaginations and high spirits," she says. "The key for whoever is actually reading this book is to try the actions too.Then everyone gets a good bit of exercise, and the children get the happy opportunity of seeing their parents or teachers tipping like a teapot!"
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