Fun way to count
talk about food the illustrations are fun h liked the 10 clementine kitties and the 6 cucumber alligators One of my favorite That Noble Dream picture books of 2016 forreschool and lower cucumber alligators One of my favorite The Shadows I Followed picture books of 2016 forreschool and lower Will inspire high does of laughter and creativity A Japanese Etiquette picture book that integrateshotos of vegetables with thick bold lines to create animals Yes The Cowboy and His Baby please The combination of whimsical illustrations simple text and the concept of counting has convinced me to use this title in toddler storytime Title 1 Big Salad Author and Illustrator Juana Medina Genre Counting Book Themes Counting Food Animals Picture Book Opening linesentence 1 one avocado deer 2 two radish mice 3 threeepper monkeys 4 four carrot horses Brief Book Summary This book is a counting book using a combination of food and drawing to form an animal each time growing in number for the child to count Professional RecommendationReview 1 Amy Seto Forrester School Library Journal Starting with one avocado deer and working up to 10 clementine kittens the anthropomorphic fruits and veggies in this counting concept book come together to create one big and appealing salad A recipe for a healthy and simple dressing is included on the last Secure Location page along with somelayful lemon The Everyday Witch (Beatrice Bailey, pigs aorcupine ish dish of olive oil and a flying saltshaker bird Minimal text is rinted in a large font that ops off the Reign of Ash (The Chosen page Numbers arerinted as numerals and written out 1 and one Great for a storytime or one on one sharing this vivacious book will inspire youngsters to explore the fruits and veggies in their own kitchens Professional RecommendationReview 2 Kirkus 2016 Photographs of salad ingredients embellished with details done in black ink create whimsical arrays from one through 10 Each expansive white double Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen page spreadresents a large bright numeral its Fline en Lingerie printed name and a very funny Juana Medina's ingenious illustrations nearlyop off the age in her new counting book ONE BIG SALAD One avocado deer saunters across the sprea. ,and talk about
Nvention from one Avocado Deer to 10 Clementine Kitties The ink strokes are layful and active making the various ingredient characters come to life From layout to text to artwork this counting book takes
PLAYING WITH YOUR FOOD TO A NEW LEVEL RESPONSEwith your food to a new level Response Two Professional Reviews Both of the reviews discuss and highlight the innovative use of food and counting Children reading this book can easily become engaged with the illustrations and have fun with the numbers Not only does this book help children think about numbers but it also gets them to think about their lives and how they might be creative with their thinking after all I definitely didn t think an avocado could have anything to do with a deer before this book Evaluation of Literary Elements 1 Big Salad has illustrations drawn on a white background The simple background makes it easy to focus on the elaborate it easy to focus on the elaborate which are made up of a type of food and some drawing around it to make it look like an animal The font is fun and large but simple and not distracting and the bright colors are captivating and make the book enjoyable and fun You can t redict what s coming next because the author was so creative in combining animals and food which makes the book exciting for readers Consideration of Instructional Application I could give children themed supplies instead of food I could give them mini cut outs of instruments The children can take one two three etc The Scot pieces and make a counting book of their own with their own illustrations This way the children canractice counting on their own and use their own creativity If I were to use instruments I could Spring Snow play the sounds of the instruments so the students can hear what it s like as well and have fun with it that way 35 stars The food concept cute thehotography was fun are kids going to love this book not sure but it. D two radish mice scurry by until finally ten watercress seahorses swim onto the scene all of the ingredients in one big saladMedina's revious. Sure makes me want some avocado This is a cute and creative book about making a salad Each element of the salad becomes an animal We start with one avocado deer and end with ten mandarin orange slice Cats My Favorite Is The Eight Walnut My favorite is the eight walnut though And the author even rovides a recipe for salad dressing at the end I thought this was clever Toddlers would enjoy it as a read aloud though I m not sure the Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, pictures would be clear enough to see in a storytime setting A fun way to count and encourage eating salad One of my favoriteicture books of Summer 2016 At first glance this is a fun counting book Different vegetables fruits and even nuts are scattered over Fates Monolith (MacLomain, pages then doodled over to create sweet and simple animals increasing in number as the bookrogresses The book also introduces little readers to a variety of different healthy ingredients like radishes cucumbers A delightful mix of At the Wolfs Table photographs of fruit and vegetables and simple illustrations that will certainly encourage the mosticky eater to eat healthier A simple counting book for all those vegetable reuests Might intrigue a A Family Scandal picky or skeptical eater into trying a salad since all thearts of the salad are drawn to be various animalsUsed in lap time since mail delivery was suspended for the Holiday weekend and it went over fairly This counting book doubles as a recipe for salad and it went over fairly well This book doubles as a recipe for salad young chefs can help you Ruthless Game (GhostWalkers, prepare this saladWe really enjoyed the illustrations though and the kids had lots of comments about how the vegetables looked like different animals They also sometimes suggested other animals that the vegetable could have been for example they felt carrots could have been giraffes and turned into long necksVery uick readerfect for toddlers The Perfect Weapon preschoolers Young elementary students might enjoy it too especially if they are into cooking or making art with food. Book with Viking SMICK introduced her to the children's book world and now she's bringing her fresh and innovative take on the concept book form.