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Itsy Bitsy Spider, The

3.52 of 5 stars 3.52  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, novels, and nonfiction
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 1999 by Boyds Mills Press (first published January 1999)
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Karawan
We love The Itsy Bitsy Spider, so this book was a good choice for us. Nice colorful illustrations. The only thing that I don't understand is why a butterfly rescues the spider during the rainstorm. The words of the nursery rhyme say nothing about this, but that butterfly is there on multiple pages and seems to play a big role in the illustrations. Hmmm....

Also, this is neither a positive nor a negative, but as the mother of a little boy who loves the Itsy Bitsy Spider I wonder why all the books
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Parker Catlett-Miller
FYI - This book is an illustrated version of the song - it does not depart from the song in any way, shape, or form. That said, the illustrations are nice - I just wish it had expanded upon the song a smidge...
Marwin Fernandez
The illustrations were cute. The spider's face, however was getting creepy by the end.
Brandi
Bright, fun illustrations accompany this picture book version of the popular rhyme.

Also, mad props for using "itsy bitsy" and not "teensy weensy," which is just wrong to me.
Vivian
The larger size and bright illustrations make this a great choice for a story time program on a "spider-tastic!" theme. Each double-page spread is devoted to one phrase of the song at a time.

"The itsy bitsy spider" (plenty of time for children to enjoy the picture) -- turn page
Climbed up the waterspout (enjoy picture) -- turn page

and so forth. After sharing the book, lead the children in the action song.
Andria
Good for younger prek story time but other better choices of the same story for older prek bug story time.
Molly
It is a darling children's book. It tells you what happened after she climbed the spout again!
Lindsay
A fun visual interpretation of this traditional text.
Yekaterina
Who doesn't love the Itsy Bitsy Spider?!
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