Look (Hardback)
  • Look (Hardback)

Look (Hardback)

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Hardback 40 Pages
Published: 06/09/2018
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Look! It’s a book!

Starring a brother and sister who go to the zoo, see kangaroos and baboons, and get to bring home balloons! Told entirely in words that contain a double o, this playful story is a great choice for emerging readers.

Bright illustrations and an engaging, interactive text will invite repeated readings. Hooray!

A brother and sister can’t wait to go to the zoo, where they have an exciting day ahead full of food, balloons, baboons, and so much more. This playful concept-and-story book is ideal for new readers.

Author-illustrator Fiona Woodcock’s spare text uses only words containing double o’s, an important concept for early literacy. Each word is cleverly woven into stunning illustrations. And it all ends with a bedtime book, of course. Good night!

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9780062644558
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 241 x 241 mm


“With bright...illustration, Fiona Woodcock draws children’s attention to the surprising frequency of double-o’s in Look. ...[a] cheerful picture book.” — Wall Street Journal “A picture book that takes as its text more than 30 words containing two consecutive Os sounds like breezy entertainment, but Fiona Woodcock’s art is worth a close inspection. ...Look is a toothsome and groovy book. Understood?” — Shelf Awareness (starred review) “Woodcock creates art that feels hand-crafted, warm, and extremely appealing. ...each spread [creates] its own tableau within a loose narrative structure. ...A delightful exploration of a thematic concept, exceptionally designed and thoroughly charming.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Clever and eye-catching...With its satisfying narrative arc and imaginative wordplay, this picture book is pretty cool.” — The Horn Book “This picture-book compendium of words with double oo’s finds visual fun in the letters’ shapes…made with hand-cut stencils and printing techniques, burst with playful energy…the scenes create an appealing visual game that will encourage kids to think about word patterns and, perhaps, draw their own spin-offs.” — Publishers Weekly “The ingenious story line becomes clear after just a few pages. ...Laid out on expansive light backgrounds, the artwork invites young readers to look and look again. Playful fun, this engaging read-aloud will be welcome in most collections.” — School Library Journal “Bright colors and simple shapes make Look delightfully appealing and cheerful, while its lights-out ending makes it an ideal bedtime book. Look is full of easy-to-learn sight words for beginning readers, and it will also find a home in classrooms. ...Even nonreaders can keep up with this book’s straightforward plot.” — BookPage

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“Stunning book! Great fun for learning too!”

This is another beautiful book by Fiona. Her illustrations are STUNNING. I bought this book for my daughter who has dyslexia and it helped her with her spelling too - what a bonus! Fiona has also written and... More

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