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Know What I Saw?

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  3 reviews
An adventurous little girl takes a trip deep into the country and discovers and most remarkable things: 10 collies, 9 baby chicks, 8 deer-mice, and a basket of kittens from 1 to 7...all the way down to "one little puppy to call my own." A handsome gift, as well as an introduction to the natural world for very young readers, Know What I Saw? is a book to cherish.

Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Roaring Brook Press
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Kayla Pollema
This book is about a girl who is surround by many things. The girl counts the things that she sees but at the end it is just her, until her dog jumps up and surprises her.

The artwork was what immediately drew me to too this book. The use of space in the book makes the pictures stand out to the reader. The pictures take up three fourths of the page on most pages. The boundaries that the artwork creates a focal point of the pictures. Not only do the pictures create a focal point but it also separ...more
Ryan Dreier
Illustrated by Deborah Durland Desaix

The thing that I most liked about this book what the layout of the book with the illustrations taking up 2/3 of the pages spread with large text in a column in the remaining 1/3 of the book. This would be an example where the author writes a poem or children's book and the publisher then contracts or hires an illustrator to show the story. Story takes place in a farmland setting with a little girl counting down from spying on 10 collies to 1 puppy. The illust...more
Literacy skills:

Narrative skills-children will be able to predict what will happen next due to the patterns in the story.

Phonological sensitivity-the rhyme throughout will help build phonological sensitivity.
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