I Spy With My Little Eye
Templar, 2011 (2011)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
f, as a child, you might have played the
game then this book will bring back fond memories. Edward Gibbs has translated the game into a picture book for children two years of age and older. By incorporating
into the format, the author/illustrator invites the child to play a version of the famous game.
I spy with my little eye something that is blue. I am the biggest animal in the whole world.
' A hole with a blue background accompanies this opening. Flip the page and there's a big, blue whale. '
I spy with my little eye something that is gray. I have a very long trunk.
' Yup, you'll find an elephant on the next page.
number of familiar animals are used to play the book version of
but the most fun will come when you actually begin playing the game for real. Once your child understands the concept, this can become a fun way of killing some time on a walk, playing in the backyard, or sitting in an airport awaiting a flight.
enerations of youngsters have enjoyed playing
and this picture book offers an excellent way to get your child interested in the observation game.
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