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One Day in the Jungle (Giggle Club (The Giggle Club)
by Colin West
It all starts with the tiny little sneeze of the butterfly -- and it seems that bigger and bigger animals are catching it This colorful, cumulative tale of achoo's and bless you's is perfect for noisy (and Noisier) readings aloud.
Paperback, 24 pages
Published April 2nd 1997 by Candlewick
(first published 1995)
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This is a fabulous book with a simple plot, few words, great repetition and re-readability. I am a bit biased because of a family story. It is a fond memory of a cute bonding moment between Matthew and Granny Pam. It turned out Granny Pam had some great Achoos! and it really got Matthew going, so he threw himself on Granny Pam every time she sneezed. It was hilarious and Granny Pam was already in hysterics. A book that provides that much entertainment and interactive play is a must read in my ...more
Feb 07, 2008 Kate Hastings rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: storytime preschool toddlers illness
This is a fun book for storytime. I love doing "colds" as one of my winter storytime themes. This book is fun to read-- but even better if you can make a flannel (because the book itself is an 8X8). Kids love sneezing along with you from the tiny butterfly all the way up to the GIANT elephant.
Colin West has been writing and illustrating books for children as long as he can remember. He works in the attic studio of his house in Epping, England, which he shares with his wife, Cathie.More about Colin West...
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