Bread is baking
School bus honks its horn Who are the people in your neighborhood? Perfect for the pre-K set, this adorable rhyming text takes a walking tour of your community. The fresh modern art of Leo Timmers features hidden details and a perennial theme reminiscent of Richard Scarry. Little ones will beg to re-read again as they discover the characters who repeat throughout the art in this sweet and vibrant story.
About the Author
Author Jean Reidy's been told that a naughty little kid lurks somewhere inside her - and she takes that as a high compliment. She writes from her home in Greenwood Village, Colorado where she lives with her husband, Mike. She has four children and hoards of nieces and nephews who provide her endless inspiration. Too Purpley! was her first picture book, and this is her second. Please visit her at www.jeanreidy.com.
Praise for All Through My Town…
An Indie Next List pick
Richard Scarry has some competition in this effort, which follows a toddler-age bunny and his mother around town on their errands. Neatly encapsulates the three-ring circus that is a little tyke's world and gives children an opportunity to practice all kinds of skills.
With spreads jam-packed with detail and event . . . it's an undeniable feast for the eyes.
This spirited picture book is as much fun to browse through as it is to read, and it could spark classroom discussions about neighborhoods and community workers.
Classic and contemporary feeling, this echoes both Golden Books and Richard Scarry…The scenes could be interpreted as set anywhere from Manhattan to Meadow Lakes, Alaska, thereby making this relatable to a wide range of youngsters.