One Two That's My Shoe!
|Rating||:||4.14 (888 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
. Alison Murray grew up near Glasgow, Scotland and studied Textile Design at the Glasgow School of Art. She then co-founded, built, and sold a successful interactive media company. After graduating she moved to London and worked in a variety of jobs, including bookseller and rug designer, before completing a MA in Design for I
Alli_Cat said A delightful story and illustrations. My son is just 11 months old. He wasn't very into this book at first but when I "read" it to him just explaining the pictures in the book, he loved it. It's now one of his favorites. I work at a library and plan on introducing the book to preschoolers for Story Time the same way. Explain the pictures, . Our two year old's book obsession! Amazon Customer This is the book I love to hate. Or rather I semi-hate it because our two year old loves it SO much. We've literally read it dozens and dozens of times (sometimes in a row). It's a very simple story line, but the cute drawings, catchy lyrics, and dog keep our daughter begging for us to read "doggie boo. Excellent The kids really enjoyed this great twist on a traditional 123 book. Would also recommend her other book, Apple Pie ABC.
18 mos.-5) Kirkus" . Murray's skillful use of vintage motifs is a surefire draw for parents in search of books with a hip, throwback sensibility. Working in a palette of milky reds, blues, and greens, she lays out big, simple forms to look at and count (six red tulips, seven trees, eight sheets on a clothesline). The numbers themselves are effectively and clearly anchored into the layout, with each text iteration adjoining a big blue box sporting the numeral in white, with thumbnail silhouettes of the countable things (the "Six" that leads past six tulips, for instance, offers six miniatures of the flowers below a numeral 6) helping connect a
When a mischievous puppy runs off with his owner's shoe, it's a race from one to ten to get it back again! Over the teddy bears and out the door, readers can rollick along with the canine trickster and count the scenery along the way.ONE TWO THAT'S MY SHOE! is a twist on charming verse, brought to life by Alison Murray's simple words and whimsical illustrations. For readers looking for a fun story they can count on, this book is one they're sure to read again and again.