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Toes, Ears, & Nose! (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  3,469 ratings  ·  80 reviews
Play peekaboo with Baby in this bestselling lift-the-flap concept book from Marion Dane Bauer and Karen Katz!

Inside my mittens I’ve got...

Baby is bundled in a mountain of clothes! As little ones lift the large, sturdy flaps to find out what’s underneath each piece of clothing, they’ll love playing and learning with this fun peekaboo book again and again!
Board Book, 16 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Little Simon
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The Celtic Rebel (Richard)
I loved reading this to my children and now to my grandchildren. A wonderful interactive way to teach children about their body parts. Great illustrations.
May 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Another favorite. Forget learning my body parts, this book is teaching me all about diversity. There's one girl who looks just like Aunt Jenny and a little black boy who looks just like Uncle Mo. ...more
Nia King
Jul 04, 2014 added it
Shelves: identifying
This is a great way to introduce body parts! I love reading this to my daughter. There is a variety of vocabulary and descriptive illustrations.
Wonderful book! I used it on both toddlers and a group of younger preschoolers and it kept everyone's attention each time. Great way to talk about the different body parts and infuse some body awareness into the experience. ...more
Nicole Blicht

Reading Log #5- Lift the Flaps Book

Title Toes, Ears, and Nose!
Author: Marion Dane Bauer
Illustrator Karen Katz
Genre: Lift the Flap Book, Fiction, Picture Book
Theme(s): Body Parts, articles of clothing, following directions
Opening line/sentence Inside my mittens I’ve got fingers.
Brief Book Summary A young reader will discover his toes, ears, and nose by lifting the flap on the babies article of clothing and seeing one of the body parts. The baby is bundled in this clothing and needs readers to s
Dec 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: body part and clothing requests
Recommended to June by: Katie Fitzgerald
Various body parts are revealed under things, from mittens to glasses.

Maybe more of a 3.5, but I am still trying to find books appropriate for my younger story time and this works. 12/12/17

The problem of using flap books and thinking you checked the book and hadn't. Multiple flaps missing. :(
Annie Payne
May 24, 2017 rated it liked it
Cute book to read to babies and toddlers!
Claudia Moore
Sep 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
Toes, Ears, & Nose is an excellent book to read to children to help them learn body parts. Because the book is interactive with the flaps, kids will enjoy flipping though the book. Also, this book will help teach kids more vocabulary than just body parts. This book will help teach kids different kinds of clothing. In the book we see mittens, boots, hats, scarf, sleeves, coat, glasses, and more. The words the book uses to describe where things also vary. The book uses words like beneath, under, i ...more
When it comes to toddlers and books I feel like you can never go wrong with something illustrated by Karen Katz. F liked lifting the flaps in this book to see all the body parts. I couldn't quite get a handle on the rhyme scheme the first time I read this through, though (possibly reader error on my part!) ...more
Dec 26, 2016 rated it liked it
Read several times to a toddler in the nursery on Christmas morning. It would have been better if some previous readers hadn't torn some of the flaps off (which had words written on them). I had to improvise some of the book. ...more
Jamie Niedecker
Jan 21, 2018 rated it it was ok
The only purpose I can imagine for such juvenile yet fragile books would be for an older sibling to read to a younger sibling. The content is too immature even for most new readers. Younger kids don’t “get” the peekaboo flaps.
Allison Ster
Sep 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: easy-to-read
This is a great interactive book for young children who are learning parts of their body! For example, children are able to lift up mittens to see fingers. It's a very simple read and a great way to get kids excited about reading! ...more
Shaquira DesDune
Oct 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. This book is a great one to teach young children their body parts. It also allows children to read along. I especially loved the large print used. This could help teach children not only their body parts but also the terms.
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bji, own
ISBN: 978-1-4814-1954-3
List Price: 11.99
Adam James
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, jackson-s-books
Nothing to see here - just padding my 2017 reading list so I can reach 100 books. Shhhhhh, don't tell...uh...God...? ...more
May 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This lift the flap board book introduces all kinds of little body parts of the little ones!
Jul 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
fun like the other ones
Jul 27, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens
not as good as the original, but still cute toddler fun
Sep 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Anything with flaps is a big hit right now.
The kids enjoyed this book because of the lift the flap aspect of it. I think it is a little hard to guess what the hidden body part will be, but it works for little ones.
Sean Ormond
Nov 05, 2020 rated it liked it
Pretty standard lift the flap children’s book. Colorful though.
Mort's Kids
All those body parts hidden under your clothes. Who do you think you are, Jeffrey Dahmer?
Dec 28, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
This board book has flaps, but several were missing or dangling by a strip of glue when we read this library book. That was the most noticeable thing about this book, not the text.
Susa Schwalbe
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful, simple illustrations, cute yet simple story. Works great for on-the-go translations for bilingual babies too! Baby approved, probably best for the age 4-18 months.
Isla Terry
Apr 11, 2021 rated it liked it
The flaps are too small yet for Isla to flip, or even be amused by when what’s underneath is revealed.
Kelly Woznik
May 15, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Super cute adorable book
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: el230a
This has been a favorite with two kids now, the book has actually taken a bit of a beating since it's a flip book. But It's so good for kids to learn the basics of their body. My littlest one not only loves pointing in the book, but then he applies it to himself, his brother, and even me. The flaps make it fun and engaging so that even my oldest still loves the surprise when he lifts the flaps. ...more
Mar 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Archer is very interested in lift the flap books right now. This is one of the hits in our house. It's fun, colorful, and easy to read. You get to show your little ones some parts of the body like the nose, ears, and toes. While just having a great time lifting all the flaps . Open close open close open close:) Perfect book to add to your collection. ...more
May 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
We picked this book up for free while we were attending the Festival of Tales event, at Paradise Valley Community College. The event was amazing and they provided us with 7 free books!

My daughter loves Karen Katz Lift-the-flap book. This is one we haven't seen or own! It's larger than the other cardboard lift-the-flap books we own which is nice. This focuses on body party again like "Where is Baby's Belly Button?", but there are more in depth body parts in this one - such as elbow, knee and toes
Nov 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Parents of toddlers
Shelves: toddler-reads
"Toes, Ears, and Nose" by Marion Dane Bauer was a great learning tool for my daughter. And, the illustrations by Karen Katz complimented the book very well. It's a lift-the-flap book(my daughter loved doing that part). The flaps represent a piece of clothing or other item that you would have on your person such as a scarf, candy or even glasses. Each time a flap is lifted, it reveals a body part as the title suggests - "toes, ears, and nose" among others.
As a parent, I thoroughly recommend this
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Marion Dane Bauer is the author of more than one hundred books for young people, ranging from novelty and picture books through early readers, both fiction and nonfiction, books on writing, and middle-grade and young-adult novels. She has won numerous awards, including several Minnesota Book Awards, a Jane Addams Peace Association Award for RAIN OF FIRE, an American Library Association Newbery Hon ...more

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