Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora?s eyecatching collages are full of kid-friendly details like colorful storefronts, pigeons and an ice cream truck, making Carmelita?s neighborhood fun to explore. Emphasizing the rich diversity of America?s neighborhoods, this simple portrait of a child?s day provides a great introduction to the joy of language.
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Readers will fall for the sociable Carmelita as they proudly learn a range of salutations, and the artist’s rich environment, packed with hidden details and charming animals, will delight readers with each return visit.| Read Full Review of Say Hello!
“Shalom!' says Mrs. Rosen and her children,” while a man flipping pizzas at an Italian restaurant calls “Ciao!” Even less formal greetings gets their due as Carmelita's friends shout “Hey!” and “Wuzzup?” Isadora's trademark textural collages, using oil paint and printed papers that recall batik, ...Mar 15 2010 | Read Full Review of Say Hello!
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