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by Audrey Wood

Download Quick As a Cricket epub
ISBN: 0153002948
ISBN13: 978-0153002946
Category: No category
Author: Audrey Wood
Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & [email protected] (1993)
ePUB size: 1402 kb
FB2 size: 1445 kb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 362
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This is a review for the BOARD BOOK only, I love this book and the story for kids, and I have purchased it several times for gifts. This board book version is just wrong- what is supposed to be the first page and last page of the story are actually the front and back covers of the board book! Also I find some of the beauty of the illustrations are not accurately reproduced in the board book version. I am getting a refund and ordering the hardback version. It's a nice book, a fun read for little ones with beautiful illustrations - but not in this board book format. Stay away from this!
I love this story, and the illustrations. It was one of my son's favorites, so i bought this hard board version for my grandson. I was very disappointed to find that the first page of the story is also the cover, which interrupts the rhyming. But mostly disappointed that the last page of the book (which serves as the back cover), does NOT contain all the illustrations in the original book. I loved how you can spot all the animals in the little boy's room in the original on the final page...but the room is not shown on this final page/back cover....all to save a bit of cost, I suppose, but really ruins the ending of this story. Next time i will not opt for this edition and do not recommend this particular edition of this charming story to anyone!
One of best picture books for children ever. My children loved it, and now my Grandchildren can experience it as well. This makes a great bedtime story book for very young babies to early readers. The prose is well written with some rhyming without being tooo much. For the very awake or strong willed child, we have found that reading at bedtime is an important part of the bedtime ritual that helps some children who have difficulty transitioning from daytime to nighttime.
This is a wonderful story to read to a child. I got my first copy 30+ years ago. The graphics and color quality of that book was excellent. Looking at this version is like looking at a washed out poor copy machine version. Very disappointed to see such poor reprinting quality. 3 stars for story, 0 stars on text/color quality.
This is the book I reached for whenever I felt like I needed to deliver this message to my son: People can feel all kinds of things. Sometimes you can feel angry. you can be scared. These are all okay parts of a spectrum of who you are. And you do not need to feel shame about it. You can be all of those things and they do not negate you. You can be "as mean as a shark" and then go back to being "weak as a kitten" no matter what you feel, you can still be you and I love you unconditionally. At the end when the boy says "put it all together... ME!" I know that I've brought us to a place where we can accept ourselves more. I often pair this with the book called I love you because you're you (i think thats what it is called - the mom fox and her son go through all kinds of things but she loves him no matter what)
Yes. This had been a favorite of both sons when they were little. I bought it as a gift, and again it is a favorite book. The illustrations are spectacular. The closing message, "put it all together, and you've got me" is a perfect ending to a perfect book for little ones to explore first pictures and then words.
One of the top 5 books I've purchased - and I've bought several throughout the years as presents. This is a timeless book....for toddlers to 8 years old for both the artistic illustrations and clever wording. My daughter, now 30, has her copy I bought a long time ago. She wanted to keep it for herself, so I purchased a new copy for her 1 1/2 year old daughter. Her daughter loves the book! I suggest buying the hardbound as it will surely be a favorite for years.
I used Quick as a Cricket with my Kindergarten Creative Movement class. They loved the movement inherent in the story and we had lots to talk about after we finished exploring the story and illustrations through movement. This book is fun and beautiful and offers lots of potential for Early Childhood classroom use.