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Here Are My Hands

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ISBN13: 9780805003284
ISBN10: 0805003282
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New big books to share with a group!
 
Big books are ideal for use with a large group--they are oversized at 14-1/2 x 18 inches. A perfect way to enjoy Holt favorites with many children at once!

Here Are My Hands features children of many different backgrounds and invites young readers to respond creatively as they learn the parts of the body.
 
 
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Synopsis:

A simple picture book that is meant to be read aloud and acted out by very young children. The rhyming text, which deals with parts of the body, invites children to respond spontaneously and creatively. And by featuring children of different races, it quietly celebrates the universality of people around the world.

Synopsis:

Ideally suited to the board-book format, Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold illustrations do more than name the eyes, ears, nose, and toes. By featuring children of many different backgrounds, the book quietly celebrates the commonality of people around the world.

About the Author

Bill Martin Jr, John Archambault, and illustrator Ted Rand collaborated on several successful picture books, including The Ghost-Eye Tree, Barn Dance, and Knots on a Counting Rope.

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Jennifer Starkman, July 7, 2007 (view all comments by Jennifer Starkman)
From the writing duo that brought us the infectious Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Here Are My Hands is another wonderful book for parents to share with babies and toddlers. Simple rhymes about parts of the body are easy to turn into a game parents can play with babies, or that toddlers can act out as they listen.
Here Are My Hands also stands out in that, unlike some other books with a similar ?body parts? theme, Martin and Archambault include a few more thought-provoking ideas that will still speak to the experiences of very young children (?Here is my head for thinking and knowing,? ?Here are my eyes for seeing and crying?).
Ted Rand?s densely coloured, smudgy drawings of different children demonstrating the rhymes, done in watercolour but reminiscent of crayons or pastels, make this a beautiful book for sharing with the youngest members of your family.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780805003284
ill.:
Rand, Ted
Author:
Rand, Ted
Author:
Bill Martin, Jr.
Author:
Martin, Bill, Jr.
Author:
Archambault, John
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Picture books for children
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Health & Medicine - Anatomy
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Anatomy
Subject:
Human Body.
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - General
Subject:
Concepts - General
Subject:
Children s-Health Stories-General
Subject:
Stories in Verse
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Picture Book
Series Volume:
no. 28
Publication Date:
19870431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to K
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
17.6 x 14.2 x 0.3 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , A simple picture book that is meant to be read aloud and acted out by very young children. The rhyming text, which deals with parts of the body, invites children to respond spontaneously and creatively. And by featuring children of different races, it quietly celebrates the universality of people around the world.
"Synopsis" by ,
Ideally suited to the board-book format, Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold illustrations do more than name the eyes, ears, nose, and toes. By featuring children of many different backgrounds, the book quietly celebrates the commonality of people around the world.
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