Saturday, August 13, 2016

Swimsuit - a bookwrap






Summer is still with us and with this intense heat people are flocking to their pools and the beach to cool down.  Today's book is about a little boy who does just that.... wave hello to and 






Unwrapping...









"Swimsuit"

Written and illustrated by Kit Allen
Ages 1-3 



Unwrapping some illustrations for your enjoyment...





















About the book...




This is one, in a series of boardbooks, that celebrate the seasons.  It teaches a toddler the basics of preparing to go for a swim.  The essentials he needs to take along for his summer adventure are:  a swimsuit, a tank top, of course some sunscreen, a towel to dry off with, and some flip-flops to make footprints down the sandy beach, just to name a few.  After a day of swimming activities: drying off lounging on his towel, playing in the sand and cooling-off with an icy snow cone he is ready to head home.  Sleep overtakes him. Exhausted from his beach adventure he snores away buckled into the backseat with a very contented smile on his face.  

The illustrations are vibrant, simple, and modern with one word of text per page.  Simply put... they are perfect for toddlers as is the book in it's entirety.  I highly recommend this book and the series.





The other books in the series are...














About the author...



Kit Allen's bright palette and the emotive simplicity of his line art are sure to delight toddlers who know what it's like to get suited up for the great outdoors. Kit is an author and artist who makes his home in Connecticut. These four board books are his first books with Houghton Mifflin.




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