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I See a Kookaburra!
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Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 9.75 X 9.75 (inches)|
Incorporated into the book is an interactive element. Hidden in the illustrations are animals camouflaged in their surroundings. Turn the page to see if you were able to find them all!
Steve Jenkins has written and illustrated many nonfiction picture books for young readers, including the Caldecott Honor-winning What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? His books have been called stunning, eye-popping, inventive, gorgeous, masterful, extraordinary, playful, irresistible, compelling, engaging, accessible, glorious, and informative. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and frequent collaborator, Robin Page. Visit Steve at stevejenkinsbooks.com.
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The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred
"The lush cut-paper illustrations invite detailed scrutiny of the various animals' features and display the textures and variety of skin, fur, beaks, and the like." --Horn Book Horn Book
"A first-rate foray into ecology that will encourage readers to explore the world around them." –School Library Journal School Library Journal
"Jenkins masterfully manipulates texture and space, playing up the unique palette and architecture of each habitat, while pushing readers towards an aesthetic awareness of the remarkable shapes and patterns that compose nature's wonders. . . . Another keeper from this talented team." -- Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly
"The book’s bright colors and textures and its playful design will attract an enthusiastic audience." --Booklist Booklist, ALA