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"Yawns are contagious among people, but what if animals could 'catch' yawns, too? Symes employs repeating rhymed verse to show a chain of yawns that pass from a boy to various animals, with a circular die-cut in each spread forming each creature's gaping mouth. 'Sean gave a yawn while sitting on a his mat./ Guess who he gave it to. A scruffy, fluffy...' Readers should easily be able to fill in the missing animal before the answer is revealed on the subsequent spread, and the verse begins anew ('...cat gave a yawn as lazily she purred...'). Sharrat's bright, eye-catching cartoons and Symes's bouncy verse should entertain readers on their way to the book's sleepy, cuddly conclusion. Ages 3 — up." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Nick Sharratt is the author-illustrator of numerous books for children, including THE FOGGY, FOGGY FOREST and DINOSAURS' DAY OUT. He lives in Brighton, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763657253
Author:
Symes, Sally
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Author:
Sharratt, Nick
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
Board book Child's book with all pages printed on board
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
7.48 x 6.72 x 0.56 in 0.59 lb
Age Level:
from 3 up to 7

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Product details 24 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763657253 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Yawns are contagious among people, but what if animals could 'catch' yawns, too? Symes employs repeating rhymed verse to show a chain of yawns that pass from a boy to various animals, with a circular die-cut in each spread forming each creature's gaping mouth. 'Sean gave a yawn while sitting on a his mat./ Guess who he gave it to. A scruffy, fluffy...' Readers should easily be able to fill in the missing animal before the answer is revealed on the subsequent spread, and the verse begins anew ('...cat gave a yawn as lazily she purred...'). Sharrat's bright, eye-catching cartoons and Symes's bouncy verse should entertain readers on their way to the book's sleepy, cuddly conclusion. Ages 3 — up." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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