African Animal Alphabet

African Animal Alphabet[KINDLE] ❂ African Animal Alphabet By Beverly Joubert – Antelopes leap Elephants roam Lions stalk and zebras gallop Wild creatures from all over the African continent scamper through the pages of this delightful book giving beginning readers a fascinating Antelopes leap Elephants roam Lions stalk and zebras gallop Wild creatures from all over the African continent scamper through the pages of this delightful book giving beginning readers a fascinating way to learn the alphabet while discovering some of their favorite animals Award winning filmmakers and photographers Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring their vivid images of African wildlife to this superbly engaging alphabet book Readers will find brief that text offers basic information about each animal alongside each letter and the corresponding wildlife photo In some cases than one creature represents a particular letter African Animal MOBI :¼ In a market filled with animal books this high interest choice stands out for the power of its photography the track record of its authors who have won critical acclaim for previous children's titles the tremendous kid appeal of African animals and the proven reliability of the National Geographic brand. There is a simple reason why I love this book The photography is beautiful and lovingly done This is not a surprise when one considers the talent behind the camera Dereck and Beverly Joubert are simply phenomenal The information about the animals should also interest the kids but the main draw for me is the photography My nephew is usually a fan for surreal fiction but his face LIT UP when he saw the animalsespecially the cheetah his favourite Because of the sweat smile this gave my nephew I definitely recommend this book This is so good I had to have a copy for my classroom Great animal photos with a little did you know blurb too Just a line or two about the critter Alphabet is enlarged as you go along too Love the animal facts ABC at the end as well as info options A African Animal Alphabet by Beverly Joubert illustrated by Dereck Joubert features both well and lesser known animals in an alphabet format with information about each one The book includes an introduction Africa map showing habitats Animal Facts pages Did you know features a glossary and page of book sources and websites Lesser known animals featured include Dung beetles Impala Kudu Nile crocodiles Tsessebe Umbrette Vervet monkey Xenopus bullfrog and Yellow billed hornbill Joubert's photographs are brilliant My very favorite images include baboons cheetahs Dung beetles giraffes jackals lion suirrels vervet monkeys warthogs and zebras The baboon cheetah and zebra action pictures are superb This is a high uality ABC and informational animal book with excellent photographs The Animals Facts pages and Did you know features for each animal give interesting and unusual facts My only improvement would have been for another map showing where these animals roam The suggestion in the introduction to count the number of times the featured letter is used in words on that page lends an added vocabulary and counting feature to the book This is highly recommended for school and public library collections For ages 4 to 8 Africa abc animals adventure informational travel and fans of Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert Literature Reuirement #24 Picture Book Concept BookAward Winning photographers and film makers Beverly and Dereck Joubert take the reader through an African safari and subseuently the alphabet There are lovely vibrant and graphic pictures of animals that make it seem like you have taken the safari trip along with them The book has lovely text features including short and sweet did you know facts about each animal a map of Africa perfect for blowing up and taking the safari adventure along as you read the book a handy glossary of terms and page of book sources and websites to check out for additional information While the book includes known such as elephants and cheetahs it also includes wonderful lesson known animals for example Dung beetles Impala Kudu Nile crocodiles Tsessebe Umbrette Vervet monkey Xenopus bullfrog and Yellow billed hornbill This book is fun lovely and vibrant and must read to enjoy again and again This ABC book utilizes the same smart design features as Ocean Counting that make it valuable for ongoing enjoyment and exploration The authors use alliteration to present several wonderful vocabulary words for each letter along with interesting factsWhen reading this book with one of my 4 year old private coaching students we had a stimulating discussion She was intrigued by the 4 different antelopes that she had categorized as “deer” I learned there are 72 species of antelopes on the continent of Africa We discussed their foreign names and identified differences in their horns and hides She also finally understood why I call her little stuffed cat “leopard” when we compared its spots to the cheetah in this book See enhancement resources and links as well as 9 other reviews of National Geographic Kids books at A map of Africa with a key is included just before the introduction Very similar to the counting book in the same series so it can be used on many levels Did you know? boxes with an additional interesting fact sentence In this title the letter and the animal representing it are highlighted in a different color and larger font I do wish the lower case letter had been used instead of upper case since children will see lower case in print The photographs are just a good as those in the counting book Books for information and websites are given just after the glossary How much of the book is read can be adjusted to fit each age level listedtoddler preschoolelementary I thought this was a great informational book for children Each letter of the alphabet was represented by a different animal from Africa but there were lots of other cool things about it too It also dealt with sounds; for example on the cheetah page there were a few words that started out with the ch sound It would be good to have children pick out the words on each page that start with the same sound I also liked the little did you know uestions on each page and the extra information and glossary at the end African Animal Alphabet is a really great book The photos are fantastic There is the expected A is for Antelope B is for Baboon with simple explanations about the animals but there is also an interesting fact about each animal Did you know? An ostrich's eye is 2 inches 5 centimeters across It has the largest eyes of any land animal Children will LOVE this book and so will parents Really beautiful pictures easy to read and includes some great little facts about African animals Did you know that a porcupine's teeth are so strong they can eat elephant ivory if they happen to find it lying around? I didn't know that and I know a LOT about animals Informational book with fascinating photographs and interesting Did you know? facts on each page Lots of great text features for using as a mentor text for primary students Nice balance of familiar animals as well as obscure ones What exactly is a tsessebe?

African Animal Alphabet eBook ñ African Animal  MOBI
  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • African Animal Alphabet
  • Beverly Joubert
  • English
  • 22 June 2015
  • 9781426307829