Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “What Is That?” as Want to Read:
What Is That?
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

What Is That?

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  39 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Share these familiar objects with your baby. It is never too early to look and talk together!
Board Book, 12 pages
Published September 15th 1994 by Greenwillow Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about What Is That?, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about What Is That?

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 83)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
The Book Box
Aug 25, 2014 The Book Box added it
Shelves: library
Mama showed me this picture book today - white pictures on black backgrounds. She told me what each picture was and compared it to stuff in my daily life. Even though the pictures were made for my vision right now, I lost interest before the last two pages.
Cosette
Mar 03, 2014 Cosette rated it really liked it
Awesome!
Emily Hamstra
Jul 07, 2012 Emily Hamstra rated it really liked it
This book is great to stimulate the use of black/white visuals for babies. My niece who just turned one really enjoys looking at books and the stimulation it gives her. We didn't have any Tana Hoban books for her, but I would definitely look into it when I can children of my own. This book was in our text in Chapter 4 pertaining to 1st baby books.
jacky
Sep 06, 2011 jacky rated it liked it
Shelves: lib-lew, board-books
I like the concept of all these Hoban books. We own two of her books, so even though I looked at this one at the library, I didn't see any need to bring it home for William. This one was alright, but completely unremarkable compared to the others.
Elsa
Sep 22, 2013 Elsa rated it really liked it
Another good title from Tana Hoban. This hits a lot of different baby stages--it's designed for tiny infants, but my 20-month-old likes to flip through and name all of the objects.
Ubalstecha
Apr 23, 2011 Ubalstecha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2008-reads
French translation of "Who Are They?" Black shadow pictures of animals and their babies. The high contrast is particularly attractive for very young children.
Jim
Nov 07, 2011 Jim rated it really liked it
Shelves: board-books
dynamite picture book for babies, not cartoony. realistic pictures in black and white, high contrast
Ubalstecha
Jul 27, 2011 Ubalstecha rated it really liked it
Fun little board book. Good for vocab development. Engages a four month old.
Lori
Lori added it
Jun 03, 2016
Joshua White
Joshua White marked it as to-read
May 16, 2016
Debbie
Debbie added it
May 15, 2016
Jessica
Jessica marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2016
Smith Family
Smith Family rated it liked it
Mar 21, 2016
Suzanne Jones
Suzanne Jones marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2016
Emily
Emily added it
Feb 17, 2016
Protz
Protz rated it liked it
Feb 09, 2016
Megan Dowd
Megan Dowd rated it it was amazing
Jan 18, 2016
Laurie
Laurie added it
Nov 09, 2015
Jackie
Jackie added it
Dec 14, 2015
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2015
Kacy
Kacy added it
Sep 05, 2015
Rachel Geen
Rachel Geen rated it it was amazing
Jun 03, 2015
Diana
Diana rated it really liked it
May 29, 2015
Haley Dircks
Haley Dircks marked it as to-read
May 25, 2015
Grace
Grace rated it really liked it
Apr 19, 2015
Krystal
Krystal rated it it was ok
Apr 09, 2015
Meagan
Meagan marked it as to-read
Feb 07, 2015
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book



No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »