Listen to Our World

Listen to Our World

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Baker & Taylor
As they awake in the morning, children are invited to listen to the sounds of their world, where parrots squawk in the rain forest, lions roar on the savanna, and more. Includes facts about the animals included and their habitats.

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The creators of Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? team up with the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of A River of Words in a celebration of the animals of the world that features lively depictions of animals in exotic and local environments.
Youngsters awaken in the morning with the belief that they are the greatest little ones in the world, whether they are children in their mothers' arms, eagles soaring above mountains, whales swimming in the ocean, or other animals in their domains.

Simon and Schuster
From beloved storytellers Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson and with shimmering illustrations by Caldecott Honor­ artist Melissa Sweet comes a celebration of the animals all around us!

Squawk! Hiss! Grr! Roar!

Big, small, black, brown—all kinds of animals make their home in our world. From the jungle to the mountains to your own backyard, listen and you just might hear the sounds they make!

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781442454729
1442454725
Branch Call Number: E MARTI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 X 29 cm
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman Book."

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SPL_Childrens Jun 23, 2016

Please see the "Summary" section for a review of this book. The review was published in the Stratford Gazette in April, 2016.

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SPL_Childrens Jun 23, 2016

“Around a giant kapok tree, bright parrots flit and fly. The rain forest is their world. Squawk! Squawk!” “In the green undergrowth, baby pandas chew on sprouts. The bamboo forest is their world. Grrr….grrr.” And “on the rolling plain, lions pounce. The savanna is their world. Roar! Roar!”
From monkeys and whales to polar bears and penguins, many kinds of animals and birds make their home in the various habitats of our planet. Just as the grassy savannas provide an ideal habitat for lions, zebras and elephants, mountains offer a welcoming home for animals such as bighorn sheep and bears.
Somewhere in the world there is a suitable environment for every creature, no matter how large or small. Even the deserts, the polar regions and our own backyards are home to a number of living beings.
With its large colorful art, Listen to our World is a gentle introduction for young children to the variety of creatures that share the earth with us.
** Recommended for ages 2 to 4 years.

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