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Know What I Saw?

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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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Haley Potts
Dec 02, 2014 Haley Potts rated it liked it
I chose to read the storybook Know What I Saw? written by Aileen Fisher and illustrated by Deborah Durland DeSaix. On the front cover is a little girl wearing a baseball cap with what looks like mountains in the background. From this pictures, I could infer that she possibly went on a trip to the mountains and saw a lot of things that she had never seen before, and wanted to tell her readers about it. These pictures are well-done and realistically drawn.
The little girl tells a story of things
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Kayla Pollema
Mar 01, 2010 Kayla Pollema rated it really liked it
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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
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Ryan Dreier
Jan 26, 2013 Ryan Dreier rated it really liked it
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
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Susan
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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Aileen Lucia Fisher was an American writer of more than a hundred children's books, including poetry, picture books in verse, prose about nature and America, biographies, Bible themed books, plays, and articles for magazines and journals. Her poems have been anthologized many times and are frequently used in textbooks. In 1978 she was awarded the second National Council of Teachers of English Awar ...more
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