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Who Says a Dog Goes Bow Wow? (Dell Picture Yearling)

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This international menagerie--with turkeys, bees, monkeys, and ducks--is a dazzling way to introduce children to other languages and the concept of diverse cultures. They will have fun noticing how some words for animal sounds around the world are similar to each other, while others are very different. This unusual picture book will encourage children to talk back to the a ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 10th 1997 by Yearling (first published January 1st 1993)
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Mckenzie Quade
I loved this book. It started off with a poem that had a nice jingle and rhythm to it. This book is very international in that it explains what animals sound like in different languages. Something that we teach our children at such a young age, that we think is so universal, can vary so much from language to language. This is a great book to introduce to children to learn a different language, but to also just broaden their cultural outlooks from other nations around the world.
May 29, 2012 Kim rated it liked it
Dog, mouse, pig, turkey, rooster, cow, lamb, cat, monkey, crow, bee, cricket, chicken, horse, duck, and bird come to life in onomatopoeic sounds and vibrant collages. Author cleverly rhymes "anguish" with "language" and invites readers to make up their own sounds after listening to the animals. Illustrator thanks Eric Carle for sharing his technique.
Toby Abrahamsen
Jul 26, 2013 Toby Abrahamsen rated it really liked it
This is a great book for elementary aged students to experience how sounds can be represented differently in other countries. I can easily see a student that has come to the US be excited when they hear their first language being represented in the book.
Feb 09, 2008 Joanna rated it it was ok
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Interesting lists of animal sounds from various countries. Adorable illustrations. Not very fun to read aloud, as it is merely a book full of lists.
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