Thursday, October 8, 2020

"Find a Moose With Me!" : A Countdown Adventure - a bookwrap

 


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Hunt for the magnificent MOOSE! It's on.....




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Find a Moose with Me: A Countdown Adventure


 Authored by Suzanne Buzby Hersey
Illusrated by Ashley Halsey


* Ages:  2-4

* Grade Level:  PS+

* Hardcover:  32 pages

* Publisher:  McSea Books

* Pub. Date:  November 24, 2020

* Language:  English



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The Book


This fun rhyming-counting book has colourful, kid-friendly illustrations and takes the young reader on an adventure to hunt for a moose!  It's Oscar's first trip with his family and he's very eager to get going.  They pack a picnic basket lunch and grab a camera just in case the mysterious creature may appear.  


Oscar is instructed to:  Watch. Listen, Tiptoe. Creep.  One has to be very, very quiet on the trail.  Along the way he discovers pine cones, turtles, busy beavers, and wiggly worms, just to name a few. Embedded in the pictures are the numbers from 10-1 making the book a search-and-find, interactive book.  Kids will have loads of fun locating the numbers and discussing the animals and habitats where the numbers are hidden.  Does Oscar finally spot a beautiful majestic  moose in the wild?   Maybe his mom's photo that she snaps will be proof that the day is a total success.  I highly recommend this book. 


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Meet the Author




Suzanne Buzby Hersey loves all things Maine, including its state animal—the moose! A New Jersey native, she spent every summer of her childhood in Maine’s beautiful midcoast region. She dreamed of living in Maine year-round and of becoming a children’s book author. Both dreams have since come true. Suzanne’s first book is My Maine. She lives with her husband and two children in Southern Maine, where they can often be found on family hikes, hoping to spot a moose. Find out more information on her website, which is coming soon! www.suzannebuzbyhersey.com



About the Illustrator




Ashley Halsey is an illustrator, graphic designer, and fine artist living in Portland, Maine. She grew up on a farm in Connecticut where she spent time observing and painting the nature that surrounded her. After living in New York City and working as a book designer for over six years, she moved to Maine. She continues to pursue her love of the environment and conservation, and to find ways to spread awareness of the natural world through art. 

To learn more about Ashley’s art visit ahalsey.com


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