Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Children's Book Nook: 365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental

I thought that this book was adorable. More importantly, my son loved it! My son actually loves reading, but his strength is math. This was great for him because it combined reading with math, but was about all of these penguins. The illustrations by Joƫlle Jolivet were very engaging for kids.

A new penguin arrived every day for a year...and it made for some very funny scenes. FYI: Parents/teachers, the underlying message afterwards is about environmental concerns/animal endangerment, but done so well for the kiddies. Perhaps this could be used as a great intro into a lesson about habitat studies or even math...

Honestly, I have two kiddie books that I love to give as gifts...but I think this could be added to the list.
The two books I like to give are: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (an absolute fav) & Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Suess (a great idea for graduating kiddos)

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Happy Reading!

1 comment:

Andrea said...

My 4yo son and I checked out that book from the library not too long ago. He is fascinated with all things penguin, and I am trying to get him into math (I am a GT civil engineering grad). Very cute book!


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