Would you believe that Ralph the dog can talk? Yip, yip, yip--it's true!
With bestselling author Lois Ehlert's simple, funny, call-and-response text and bold, playful collage illustrations, this fresh, young book is sure to get little ones laughing (and talking to their dogs!)
Take a look at this one. It embodies everything Ehlert can do. Look at her use of various media to create her collages. Look at her bold, clear designs that have appeal for even a toddler.
Combine that with a simple, clear text tha ...more
This book would be good for a child who loves I Spy books where you have to find the hidden object becau ...more
Through recycling beautiful images of the dog ralph the main theme or topic of this picture book is Dogs and language ...more
( 1st Illustrator book)
RRRalph is a very easy-to-read book about a dog who seems to be able to talk. He even told his owners that his name was Ralph! Ralph tells his owners when he's on the roof, that there's bark on the tree, that the path is rough, that a wolf is nearby, that he wants to come in the house when he's scared, and he makes it clear when it's time to sleep. Can Ralph really talk to his owners? The fun will be in havin ...more
The book is illustrated using paper cut-outs and other objects that are laid out and photographed. It gives the book its unique character and works as a change of ...more
I'm not a big fan of the pieced together type of illustrations shown here either but I'm glad we read this one together one night before bed. It is cute and it'd be a hoot to read with a kid abo ...more
The theme of this book is deception because it teaches us not to be deceived by things, such as similar sounds.
I thought this book was decent because of its humor.
I am indifferent about recommending this book because it had weir ...more
I did like the part about the talking dog and when you asked his name, his answer was pretty cute....that was my favorite part.
The storyline is pretty much made up of a series of old jokes...cute.
The artwork is unique and pretty cool. Lois Ehlert has a very interesting way of creating and using all kinds of items to create a pictu ...more
Great way to get kids to interact in storytime. Children will also enjoy identifying the different objects Ehlert uses in her art.