100 Things That Make Me Happy

100 Things That Make Me Happy

Book - 2014
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In the grand tradition of "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens" comes an uplifting tribute to 100 everyday things worth celebrating. The list, in rhyming couplets, draws directly from a preschool­er's world--from slippery floors to dinosaurs, from goldfish to a birthday wish. Amy Schwartz weaves a masterful balance between art and text, with each of the 100 items portrayed as its own well-observed and warmly detailed vignette. While the contents provide readers with a frame of reference for the quantity of "100"--a celebratory milestone in preschools and early elementary grades--the oversized pages envelop young children in the wonderful things surrounding them.

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STARRED REVIEW
"A fun, engaging read."
-- School Library Journal , starred review
Publisher: New York : Abrams Appleseed, c2014.
ISBN: 9781419705182
1419705180
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

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mmcbeth29
Dec 30, 2014

This story lists and illustrates 100 things that can make kids happy such as submarines, jellybeans, white snow and cookie dough. There is no story, just a couple of words with each colorful illustration.

This book is advertized for ages 3-6. This is an excellent age range for this story. The book is a little long for the littlest ones, but it can certainly be read in more than one sitting. This book would be great for several things; Celebrating 100th day, a conversation starter before making your own lists of what makes you happy, or an early reader book (due to the simple text that is highly illustrated).

This book promotes a positive outlook which gets it a five stars in my perspective!

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Dec 30, 2014

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 2 and 6

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