Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 5
- Grade: p to k
The third book in this colourful and unique series introduces preschool and kindergarten classrooms interested in learning English, French or Cree as a second language to everyday words using original and vibrant illustrations.
Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will educate and entertain preschoolers, parents and teachers alike.
In addition to the English words presented, the French and Cree equivalents are also given, making these some of the most dynamic and useful board books on the market, perfectly suitable for the classroom, library and nursery.
About the author
Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator, and mother. Originally from the Bigstone Cree Nation in northern Alberta, she has been painting for over ten years, having studied art under her father, Dale Auger, a renowned First Nations artist and author of the award-winning children’s book Mwakwa – Talks to the Loon: A Cree Story for Children. Neepin graduated from the department of education and schooling at Mount Royal University and is now a full-time teacher. She is also mother to one daughter, Gracie, whom she believes is her greatest masterpiece. Neepin’s titles for children include Discovering Animals: English * French * Cree, Discovering Numbers: English * French * Cree, Discovering People: English * French * Cree, and Discovering Words: English * French * Cree. All of the titles in the series are available as boardbooks (newborn to age 3), paperbacks (ages 3–5), and ebooks. Neepin Auger lives in Calgary, Alberta.
Discovering Animals will stimulate enthusiastic growing minds with new sounds and expand vocabulary. A great book to have in classrooms, libraries and art rooms!
[A] contemporary board book perfectly suitable for the classroom, library and nursery.
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