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Ladybugs Have Lots of Spots (Shapes and Spaces)
Publisher: Annick Press
Publication Date: 2013-07-11
Number of pages: 24
Circles can be fat or thin;
there can be lots -- or one.
And round things can be big or small,
and learning can be fun!
This innovative picture book encourages children, through poetry and photographs, to explore the idea of what is round -- from the spots on a ladybug's back to a ring on a finger or a wheel on a bike. Using words such as 'dot,' 'spot,' 'loop,' 'hoop,' and 'ring,' it shows that round things aren't all alike, but can be anything!
Tires on a car are round, for example, and so are the traffic lights that tell those tires when to go and stop. Three round buttons? They're the same shape as a hula hoop!
A perfect complement to Zebra Stripes Go Head to Toe, the simple text and vibrant design of Ladybugs Have Lots of Spots encourage children to look for and identify similarly shaped objects in their own environments. Paired together or read separately, these fun books are a great way to introduce the concept of shapes to young children.