Click, Clack, Splish, Splash: A Counting Adventure
2 feet creeping
3 buckets piled high.
4 chickens standing by.
Duck is about to trick poor Farmer Brown once again. While the farmer is sleeping the afternoon away, Duck and the other animals are planning a most unusual fishing trip. Sneaking past Farmer Brown is going to be as easy as 1, 2, 3!
This numerical adventure for the very youngest Duck fans brings co...more
ILLUSTRATIONS: The watercolor illustrations in this story are more simple than the ones in the ABC book making them more clear and easier to underst ...more
This book is definitely a read aloud book. The lines that rhyme would be very fun for kids to repeat, and because they do rhyme, students that are struggling with number order may learn by this rhyming device.
This book could also ...more
Cronin, Doreen. Click, Clack, Splish, Splash: A Counting Adventure (New York; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006)
Doreen Cronin's counting book has a silly storyline just like all her other books. She even mentions the cows from Click, Clack, Moo! The illustrations by Betsy Lewin are fantastic and very appealing. The illustrations in this book are done with watercolors. This book would be excellent to introduce numbers to a toddler. Moreover, Cronin also uses rhyming i ...more
Cronin, Doreen. Click, Clack, Splish, Splash: A Counting Adventure (2006). One farmer falls asleep as his animals start to plan a fishing trip. Duck begins with 2 feet, 3 chickens arrange the getaway and with the help of the other animals they catch 10 fish. By counting backwards from 10 to 1 the farmer wakes up to fishy surprise. The large numbers are easy for a child to read. The animals keep the children’s attention. It’s entertaining to see the entire animal working ...more
Category: counting (Kirkus star review)
This fun and humorous story would be a great introduction to counting for emerging readers. Farmer Brown and his barnyard animals are once again in this book by Cronin, in which a fishing trip is taking place. The watercolor illustrations are well done and will be enjoyed by children. I enjoyed this silly story just as much as I did Click Cla ...more
4/6/10 & 4/8/10 I finally was able to read this one in a storytime! Before, I would run out of time or it just didn't seem the crowd for it. It turned out very well in both groups. We counted the items aloud. The parents joined in and it was really good. Funny how th ...more
The storyline is hilarious and brings many smiles to kids of all ages. The book is about farm animals that creep and crawl around ...more
Category: counting book, picture storybook
This book is such a cute story about an unsuspecting farmer and animal antics! As he takes a nap, the barnyard crew sneaks around sneaking his beloved fish from the fishtank and gives them a new home, complete with a countdown to sendoff. You're left to guess what their motivation is. It is told in rhyme and so much more fun and interesting tha ...more
It does reinforce the order of numbers from one to ten, and back again, and it even manages to tell something of a cute little story along the way. The artworks goes a loooooong way in making this book truly work.
The illustrations are in watercolors and go very well with the story, considering there are animals playing around with wat ...more
This book would be good for a beginning reader because of the simple words. IT would also be good for two year olds and preschoolers who are learning to count and recognize numbers.
The illustrations are outined with dark broad lines which would make it easy for children to recognize what the animal object it is ca ...more
The book Click, Clack, Splish, Splash is in a squared shaped book and also hardcover. There is a title page with the title, author, and illustrate name. The dedication page and publication page is in the back on one page. The pictures in the store look like they are made with water colors. There are a lot of white spots in the book. The front is big and bold easy ...more
These books of Cronin's are perfect for toddlers and while teaching a toddler to count this could come in mighty handy. Julia loved that the animals gathered the fish from under the farmers nose and set them free and I, once again, loved th ...more