by Eric Carle (Author)
What does an elephant do? It stomps its foot. Can you? From the creator of such beloved classics as The Grouchy Ladybug and The Mixed-Up Chameleon comes this interactive story that invites kids to imitate animal movements. Watching giraffes bend their necks or monkeys wave their arms is fun, but nothing could be better than joining in. From their heads down to their toes, kids will be wriggling, jiggling, and giggling as they try to keep up with these animals!Alligators wiggle, elephants stop, gorillas thump, and giraffes bend. Can you do it? ‘ I can do it!’ is the confidence-building message of this fun-filled interactive picture book. A variety of familiar animals invite young children to copy their antics, and as they play, they will learn such important skills as careful listening, focusing attention, and following instructions. Just as alphabet books introduce the very young child to letters and simple words, From Head to Toe introduces the basic body parts and simple body movements. And in the same way that children progress from understanding simple words to reading and writing sentences and stories, so they will progress from simple body movements to dancing, gymnastics, and other sports and activities, with confidence and pleasure.
Eric Carle's colorful collages have delighted children for more than a generation. Each book provides hours of fun while encouraging them to stretch their imaginations.
In einfachen rhythmischen Texten und Bildern in klaren Farben stellt Eric Carle Tiere vor, die von Kindern ganz besonders geliebt werden, den Pinguin, die Giraffe, den Affen, den Seehund, die Katze. Das Kind macht vor, was die Tiere für Bewegungen machen sollen: die Schultern hochziehen, mit den Armen schwingen, in die Hände klatschen oder mit den Füßen stampfen. Auch kleine Kinder werden so zum Mitspielen und Weiterspielen angeregt.
Ages 1 and up; 28 Pages; Hardcover