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A young explorer discovers the different animals and terrains of the world before making it home, safe and sound, for supper.
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Stella Blackstone lives in rural southwest England. An established Barefoot Books author, she has over twenty titles to her credit, among them the best-selling An Island in the Sun (2002), Secret Seahorse (2003) and the popular Bear series. Debbie Harter continues to attract a following from all over the world with her bold, funny and child-friendly images. She has illustrated a number of titles for Barefoot Books, among them the best-selling Bear series, Herb the Vegetarian Dragon (1999), Cooking With Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon (1999) and The Animal Boogie (2000). Debbie divides her time between London and Sydney, Australia.From School Library Journal:
PreSchool-Grade 1. This book begins "Walking through the jungle,/Walking through the jungle,/What do you see?/What do you see?/I think I see a lion,/Chasing after me,/Chasing after me" and continues in this vein as a girl meets five more animals. The text is extremely similar in concept and rhythm to Bill Martin's Brown Bear, Brown Bear... (1983) and Polar Bear, Polar Bear... (1991, both Holt). The bold double-page artwork will draw readers instantly, and they'll find themselves poring over the brightly colored, stunning, acrylic illustrations. Varying facial expressions cleverly convey happiness or fear on the faces of the main character and animals as they encounter one fierce creature after another. While children will enjoy this book, it's unfortunate that it's so close in concept and cadence to Martin's books.?Barbara McGinn, Oak Hill Elementary School, Severna Park, MD
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Book Description Orchard Books, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110531071855
Book Description Orchard Books, 2001. Condition: New. Debbie Harter (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0531071855
Book Description Orchard Books (NY), 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0531071855