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edition:Hardcover
published: April 2012
ISBN:9781926973302
publisher: Owlkids Books Inc.

Picture My Day

created by Séverine Cordier & Cynthia Lacroix, translated by Lesley Zimic

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list price: $18.95
edition:Hardcover
published: April 2012
ISBN:9781926973302
publisher: Owlkids Books Inc.
Description

Through simple words and hundreds of warm and contemporary illustrations, Picture My Day explores the key moments that occur in a single day for three young children. From daybreak to bedtime, readers will follow these two sisters and their brother as they eat breakfast, get dressed, play games, go to the park, explore nature, take a bath, and more. Throughout the book, objects like the clothes pinned to the laundry line, the musical instruments in the playroom, and the vegetables spilling from a grocery bag are clearly labeled, inviting young readers to learn new words and to categorize objects. Plus, readers are introduced to simple concepts like flavors, colors, and seasons, too. More than just an illustrated dictionary, Picture My Day is a kind of scrapbook of what life is like for young children, from first words to first situations. And, with lots of little shared moments between affectionate family members on display, children and parents alike will delight in poring over the pages of this picture book.

About the Authors

Séverine Cordier

SÉVERINE CORDIER is the co-creator of the Emma series and has illustrated numerous books for children in her native France.
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Lesley Zimic

SÉVERINE CORDIER is the co-creator of the Emma series and has illustrated numerous books for children in her native France.
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Cynthia Lacroix

CYNTHIA LACROIX has been designing and illustrating children’s books for nearly a decade. She lives in France.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 4
Grade:
p to 3
Awards
  • Commended, Parents' Choice Award, Books: Picture Book category, Recommended
  • Winner, Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Picture Book - Preschool category, Gold
Editorial Reviews

[An] ingenious new wordbook that actually entertain[s] and enlighten[s].

— The New York Times

North American kids may puzzle at some of the different items featured in this book...but such differences serve to show the richness of differing family environments and provide opportunities for interaction...Picture My Day is a worthy addition to the preschool bookshelf.

— Books for Kids Blog

Colored pen-and-ink illustrations are skillful, sweet, and simple.

— School Library Journal

The perfect gift for children 2-4 years of age that may just spark some early life review.

— Spirituality & Practice

Much larger and more thorough than many of the books of this type that are around, and quite a fun one to browse through together, and see how many of those things and activities are part of your own day.

— Shelf Candy

This engaging picture dictionary...will fit perfectly into the hands of toddlers...offers many opportunities for families to explore together.

— Resource Links

This contemporary picture dictionary is perfect for toddlers and tots learning about all the objects and activities that make up their world.

— CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials

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