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
The plot consisted of the narrator, who is the author, believing that Ralph could talk. For instance, when she asked Ralph’s name, Ralph said “RRRalph, RRRalph”. When she asked where Ralph was, Ralph said “Roof, Roof”. The dog did not talk literally, but the author wittily portrayed that Ralph could talk by interpreting onomatopoeia from the perspectives of a human. The story was a bit clumsy, so rather than ...more
After the first few pages preschoolers will get the pattern and have fun trying to guess what sound Ralph will make next. Highly recommended! ...more
Through recycling beautiful images of the dog ralph the main theme or topic of this picture book is Dogs and language ...more