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Animals (DK Baby Touch and Feel)

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A small touch and feel book full of cuddly bunnies and other soft animals, this is a gift your little one is sure to adore.

This USA Today bestselling board book encourages tiny fingers to explore and develop fine motor skills while building an early language foundation. Babies will meet adorable puppies, kittens, penguins, and other animals throughout the pages of the book
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Board Book, 14 pages
Published January 21st 2008 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) (first published 2008)
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Mallory
Aug 27, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: kid-lit
So the little guy is in an animal kick now so off to the library we go. This was one of four we brought home and by far the worst of the bunch.

1. Not every "touch" aligns with the animal. The kitten you touch a ball of yarn, the tiger you touch grass, and the elephant you touch water. Huh? I thought you were supposed to touch the animals?

2. The baby animal names are not uniform either. It starts out great with kitten and puppy. We then get tiger cub (ok) and baby monkey. Wait... a baby monkey i
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Jon Feeley
Apr 03, 2016 rated it did not like it
Prett awful..."five long legs"?!?! Get out of here
Shauna
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Good tactile board book of twelve animals and the sounds they make. This should be a baby's favorite.
Wench
Oct 19, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2014, baby-of-wench
"Baby Touch and Feel" is technically true, but that doesn't mean it's well done here.

*Four out of twelve animals/insects have the exact same texture.
*Some of the animals don't even have a texture on them - for example, the kitten, you touch a ball of yarn, and the snail, you touch the snail's trail.
*Some of the textures are phoned in - like that snail's trail. It's just slightly indented in to the page. The elephant, spraying water? Some of the water is sparkly and slightly indented and that's w
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Jennifer Rampton
Sep 12, 2009 rated it liked it
Summary: This book is such a cute book. It shows baby animals doing something they enjoy. The kitten is playing with a ball of yarn, the dog is playing, the tiger is laying in grass, etc. On each page, there is something for the child to touch. It is either the animal, the grass, or the animals fur. It also says the sound the animal makes.
Personal Reaction: I like this book, because it gives the children something to feel when learning about each animal and it shows the animal in its natural ha
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Amos Kitani
Aug 22, 2012 rated it it was ok
I thought there were some good opportunities to touch and feel although the vast majority tended to be some sort of fuzzy/furry/soft (very understandable in dealing with animals common to us babies). Some touch-and-feel stand outs: the bumpy starfish, faux-scaly goldfish. However the supposedly "slimey" trail of the snail offered little more than shine and the bright-Christmas-wrapping-paper grass the tiger was nestled in had no noticeable texture either. The text is largely random so make sure ...more
Eryn
Oct 05, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This is a really sweet looking book, thats why I checked it out to read a concept book; the concept being touch & feel. The book itself is a good idea, but it was just not well down. The vocabulary was good and the animals they picked out went nicely with the book, also the images the used were very cute, however the actual touch part of it was just not done well. A lot of the things you ended up touching did not even correspond with the animal on the page. Many of the textures felt the same ...more
Heather
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was ok
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Katie
Apr 07, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: baby-books
Devin got this book in his easter basket, and he really likes it. There are surprisingly a lot of textures in this book for being a DK Baby touch-and-feel (they usually just seem to have a few). Devin gives it a thumbs-up.
Elyssa
Jan 26, 2014 marked it as books-read-w-juniper
Cute book. I wish the execution of the textures was better -- for instance the texture for the kitten is not even in the animal but OB the ball of yarn?? Which is unfortunate. Cute overall but definitely some missed opportunities here.
Kim
Jul 18, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-to-kids
All in all an ok book. I do wish that fish and starfish were not on the same spread. My 1 year old gets a bit confused when I ask her to point out the fish. I'm sure she'll figure it out, but it would have been better to have these further apart in the book
Shannon
Mar 18, 2008 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: babies!
Diego and I like the furry little spots on the animals but it's a little inconsistent that some of the animals are babies and some are adults. they're all either babies or adults! or am i being too harsh?
Ratforcekids
DK Publishing has lots of animal books for little ones. This particular book is a Touch & Feel book that children love! Real pictures of animals always make learning about animals easier and DK is an expert at this.
Voracious_reader
Jan 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
Good book for an infant/toddler who loves animals. There's something textured on every page; however, most are pretty similar.
Abby
Sep 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
My one year old love this book, shes loves feeling the "bunny"
Rosie
Mar 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Bought this for Grace for Christmas; she loved it!
Kellee
Cannot give it a 3 because it had a picture of a chimpanzee and calls it a baby monkey... for shame DK.
Meredith
Apr 08, 2014 rated it liked it
Tastes good to baby but not enough differentiation in animal textures.
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Jun 26, 2012 added it
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Danielle
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: shelby
My daughter loves this book. I'd prefer it were actually consistent with whether it was using baby animals or adult animals and with their noises.
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