The amazing Bob! The amazing Boynton! Because who else but Sandra Boynton could imagine 15 Bobs in one book? Actually, that's 14 Bobs, and one Simon James Alexander Ragsdale the Third (he's a turtle), which gives Fifteen Animals! the added dimension of being a unique counting book-count the Bobs, count the pets, count the bunnies, count the fish. The latest of the Boynton on Board Books, Fifteen Animals! also comes with a free song available via download. It's all the energy and appeal of Boynton: the lively language, distinctive illustrations, and inimitable characters. And music. And counting. And, for the first time, a person character, an earnest little boy who loves animals and happily sings:
I really like animals,
I like them a lot.
Fifteen animals is what I've got.
I've got fifteen animals.
They're friendly and tame, and
I've given each one a special name.
Make that Bob.
Sandra Boynton's 15-animal extravaganza involves an awful lot of creatures named Bob. Fish, rabbits, cats, piglets, dogs, and even a horse are gathered here for the counting and the inventive naming. Boynton is a wildly popular cartoonist and children's book author and illustrator who is responsible for DOG TRAIN, BARNYARD DANCE, and WHAT'S WRONG, LITTLE POOKIE?
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Animals / General, Poetry / Humorous
- March 14, 2013
- October 8, 2008
- Sandra Boynton