Animal Spots and Stripes by Britta Teckentrup

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With a bold palette, striking graphics, and a bouncing menagerie of animals, this pair of uniquely formatted lift-the-flap books introduces young readers to the basic concepts of counting and patterns. Each is a boisterous, vivid trek of discovery, providing irresistible clues which encourage lifting the flap—a hands-on, educator-approved strategy of uncovering and learning concepts. Whether it's finding out just who's next in Animal 123, or exploring differently patterned creatures hiding in the habitats of Animal Spots and Stripes, these ultra-sturdy books provide not just an intriguing way to communicate essential building blocks of learning, but also offer an energetic playground of sheer delight.

About Britta Teckentrup

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Britta Teckentrup is the author and illustrator of more than a dozen books which have received numerous starred reviews. She lives in Berlin, Germany, with her husband and son.
Published January 1, 2012 by Templar Publishing. 18 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The large, die-cut flaps extend the visual layout as animals count up from one to 10.

Jun 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Animal Spots and Stripes (Tem...

Publishers Weekly

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This interactive board book features various striped and spotted animals, while cutaway flaps integrated into the digital collage art conceal an animal with the other patterning.

Jan 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Animal Spots and Stripes (Tem...

Youth Services Book Review

The text goes back and forth between striped and spotted creatures and each pair is related, so striped caterpillars will have a spotted butterfly under the flap, while spotted dogs spy the under the flap striped cat.

Apr 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Animal Spots and Stripes (Tem...

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