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My House - by Byron Barton (Board Book)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 44

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Health & Daily Living

Format: Board Book

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Book theme: General

Author: Byron Barton

Language: English

Street Date: April 11, 2017
TCIN: 51987482
UPC: 9780062337054
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-4371
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



"Jim the cat describes his favorite places inside and outside his house."--Publisher description.



Book Synopsis



From the award-winning, bestselling picture book creator of My Car, My Bus, and My Bike comes what Booklist called "Another ideal read-aloud choice from Barton."

Jim the cat takes a tour of the various rooms and objects in his house, introducing young children to the concept of home. A modern preschool classic in board book format.

Using bright, simple illustrations and clean prose, Byron Barton deftly familiarizes young readers with the various rooms and important parts of a house in this companion to his critically acclaimed My Car, My Bike, and My Bus.

Jim the cat leads readers through the bedroom, the kitchen--and even onto the roof--before his owner, Jane, comes home and makes his dinner. The rhythmic text and bright bold illustrations make this the perfect book for very young children and repeated readings.

"Jim's abode is a welcome place for all who enter."--School Library Journal



Review Quotes




"Short and accessible. ...The eye-catching digital artwork uses vibrant colors, simple shapes, and bold patterns to create pictures with a childlike look. Another ideal read-aloud choice from Byron Barton."--Booklist

"Full-color art...suits each cheerful scene with concise and simple text displayed in bright yellow font. ...Jim adds practicality along with feline flair as he complete his rounds with a final statement. 'I like my home. Meow.' Jim's abode is a welcome place for all who enter."--School Library Journal (starred review)

"Barton crafts his story with preschoolers firmly in mind, providing just enough tension ("I hear a noise downstairs") and plot twists to keep things interesting; his signature shapes and bold colors are a perfect match for the clean, brief, straightforward text."--The Horn Book

"The very short sentences and simple vocabulary make this perfect for a toddler or preschool audience but also accessible to beginning readers. The bold, blocky illustrations...are childlike in their rendering...cat-loving kiddos will find this installment in Barton's oeuvre especially attractive."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1 inches length x 5.5 inches width x 5.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.6 pounds
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