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Animals Talk

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  12 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Buzz, moo, and roar! A delightful introduction to animal sounds for the very young springs to life in this vibrantly illustrated board book that features an embossed bumpy texture on the cover and throughout! Bright, bold illustrations of happy creatures are embossed to help reinforce recognition.
Board Book, 8 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Tiger Tales
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Nov 04, 2015 Meagan rated it it was ok
This book was boring, even for my toddler. The textures are not very pronounced, and the single word on each page doesn't provide enough substance.
I liked the colorful pictures and the stimulating textures caused by the raising of the page surface. I was less impressed by the lack of words on each page -- only 1 word, the animal's sound, was on each page. However, we made up for that by using the textures as a starting point for discussion, whether related to the sound the animal makes or something else related to the animal.

To read our full review (complete with the kids' opinions!) go to The Reading Tub.
May 09, 2011 jacky rated it liked it
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This is a very simple board book. About five animals are introduced, each with a sound. The pictures are colorful and have textures. The page on the left enlarges the texture and a color pattern, then that texture and pattern can be found on the animal. Best for babies just learning about animals who are still really into handling a book. (Whereas Natalie at 19 months wasn't that excited about these animals, and isn't too interested in touching the pictures most of the time).
Becky Everhart
Nov 01, 2012 Becky Everhart rated it it was ok
This book would be okay for toddlers. There are some interesting textures, patterns, and bright colors, all of which I think they would enjoy. The only words are the noises the animals make, which is disappointing to me, as I consider such an approach as being sort of lazy. This book could be used to talk with the child about different animals' appearances and the noises they make.
Kristi Bernard
Sep 02, 2010 Kristi Bernard rated it it was amazing
This brightly colored book for your beginner reader is wonderfully crafted. Each page has a texture for a child to touch and explore. Your new reader can learn words, speak sounds and become familiar with the featured animals. This is a great beginner book for a child just starting to enjoy books of his/her very own.
Aug 12, 2010 Allison rated it liked it
This will be a good toddler/baby storytime book.
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Emily Bolam was born in Buckinghamshire in 1969. She studied at Amersham college and Brighton College of Art under the tutelage of well known illustrators John Vernon Lord and Chris McEwan. Her first idea for a children's book began as a college project and was published upon her graduation.

Since then, Emily has illustrated over a hundred books for children, by many different authors, including Ge
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