Marilee Robin Burton My Best Shoes

ISBN 13: 9780688117566

My Best Shoes

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Celebrates the variety of shoes that can be worn, from sturdy lace up high shoes to naked feet and toe shoes

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James E. Ransome’s work has appeared in nearly fifty books for children, including The Creation by James Weldon Johnson, a Coretta Scott King Award Book; Uncle Jed’s Barbershop, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; The Old Dog by Charlotte Zolotow; How Many Stars in the Sky? by Lenny Hort; and This Is the Dream by Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander. His highly acclaimed illustrations for Let My People Go: Bible Stories Told By A Freeman Of Color won the NAACP Image Award, and his traveling exhibit “Visual Stories” is featured in libraries and museums throughout the country. He teaches illustration at Syracuse University and lives in Rhinebeck, NY, with his family.

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Ages 4-6. Snappy verse and vibrant oil paintings are a winning combination in this joyful celebration of shoes. From treasure-filled attics and flower-filled meadows to the bright lights of Broadway and an endless stretch of seashore, a diverse group of children--African American, Asian, Hispanic, and Caucasian--praise favorite footwear: "On Tuesday I wore tap shoes / Buckle and strap shoes / With one little snap shoes / Learn how to dance shoes / Twirl and prance shoes." Although a close inspection reveals that some of the young faces are awkwardly rendered, the overall visual impression--expansive compositions with bright colors and dynamic, shifting poses--is so strong that it really doesn't matter. A delightful choice for lap-time sharing or to use in concert with Hurwitz's New Shoes for Silvia , this aesthetic treat is also an amusing way to learn the days of the week. Julie Corsaro

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