Click, Clack, Splish, Splash: A Counting Adventure (Farmer Brown's Barnyard Tales)
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 bri...more
Illustrations: 4 stars
Counting picture book that tells a story about farm animals on a rescue mission. Counts forward from 1 to 10, then backward from 10 down to 1. Fun ending. Illustrations add to the humor. Part of Doreen Cronin's farm animal series that also includes Click Clack Moo.
Author: Doreen Cronin
Illustrator: Besty Lewin
Genre: Concept Book-Counting Book
Theme(s): Counting, Barnyard Animals,
Opening line/sentence: “1 farmer sleeping. 2 feet creeping.”
Brief Book Summary: This counting book uses farm animals (from Click Clack Moo Cows that Type) who go on a sneaky fishing trip. The go and get 10 fish for Farmer Brown’s fish tank. Different numbers of animals are used to exemplify the counting nature of the book ...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
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
My sister, Sydney, who is nine years old thought the book Click, Clack, Splish, Splash wasn’t a very good book. She thought it was too young for her age. I thought the book was very good, because it helped little kids learn about numbers and rhyming. The authors did an amazing job on the pictures in the book also.
Click, Clack, Splish, Splash was a book of rhyming and numbers .A duck in the book is the instigator of all the mischievous accidents that go on in the book. ...more
Author: Betsy Lewin and Doreen Cronin
Grade Level: 1
Guided Reading: G
Writing traits: Organization --> this book is a numbered list
Picture Book – uses illustrations to support the words on the page, picture reading is possible to understand story
Early Childhood readers – Book focuses on counting and numbers
Summary: This book through rhyming and counting follows a mischievous duck who comes up a plan to fool the farmer. His intentions are ...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
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 illustrations are in watercolors and go very well with the story, considering there are animals playing around with wat ...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
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