Monday, June 10, 2013

Color Zoo

Author & Illustrator:   Lois Ehlert
Publisher:  J.P. Lippincott
Publication Year:   1989
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell

Awards:   Caldecott honor, ALA Notable

Summary:  Ehlert plays with animals, shapes, and color in this board book for younger readers. She uses creative cutouts to transform the pages into different forms.

Classroom Ideas: This could be used in a pre-K classroom to teach animals and colors or with older kids when teaching geometry.

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