Item description for Wild Animals (Touch and Feel) by Dorling Kindersley Publishing & Deni Bown...
Overview Simple text and photographs with tactile patches introduce such wild animals as the lion, lizard, and dolphin
Publishers Description These best-selling novelty books feature toddler's favorite animals and objects with different tactile patches to touch and explore.
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Studio: DK Preschool
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.2" Height: 6.25" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date May 11, 1998
Publisher DK Preschool
Series Touch And Feel Books - Dk Publis
ISBN 0789429187 ISBN13 9780789429186 UPC 635517029185
Availability 0 units.
More About Dorling Kindersley Publishing & Deni Bown
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 51 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and Pearson PLC. Bertelsmann owns 53% of the company and Pearson owns 47%.
Established in 1974, DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel (including Eyewitness Travel Guides), arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie La Girafe. DK has offices in New York, London, Munich, New Delhi, Toronto and Melbourne.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Wild Animals (Touch and Feel)?
Great pictures.... May 13, 2007
This book has great pictures of animals. The little one loves it. I do wonder why some of the previous reviews talked about different textures on the pages that the child can touch. The copy I got was just a plain old board book. It is still great and the munchkin loves it. I'm just wondering if there are more than one book with a similar name and someone got their reviews mixed up or if I ended up getting something else than what I clicked on. No big deal, just something I noticed.
My favorite baby gift. Jan 12, 2005
I just love ALL the books in this series. My children just loved them when they were little, and if you've ever had babies you know how valuable a good book is -- you get to sit down for a while! They were fun for me to read and really fun for them to explore. In fact, I've already packed them away in their hope chests for when they grow up and have children. Now, whenver I know anyone who has had a baby, these books (as many as I can find) are my gift. Julie Clark Robinson, author of Live in the Moment
Hopefully the lion won't got bald from all of the touching.. Apr 1, 2003
My 4-month-old loves this book. She expecially loves the lion's long fur. She grabs it and will hold on for a long time. Needless to say, we spend most of our time on the lion page! But the other animals are neat too; a bumpy lizard, a smooth dolphin, a frog with sticky pads on its fingers, etc. This is a nice book to share with your child.
My son loves this book! Dec 12, 2002
This book has the greatest variety of different touch sensations that I have seen anywhere. My 2 year old son received this for Christmas last year and it has been his favorite. The sticky tree frog was the best page for him. It did lose the stickiness quickly, but I found an adhesive at a craft store that was specifically for tackiness. I just put it on the spots whenever they wear out and then we have weeks of fun again.
Beautiful photos and unique textures Jul 3, 2001
All of the DK (publisher) books have gorgeous photographs, and this one is no exception. The photos are sharp and bright and the animals are highlighted against a white background, which makes them look like they are about to jump off the page. The textures in this book are really unique too. So many of the touch and feel books have all the same textures (fur, sandpaper, etc). This book has really unique and interesting textures (e.g. a cool, rubbery, soft, smooth surface for the dolphin - it really feels like the skin of sea mammals I have touched; and a bumpy shiny surface for the lizard skin). My 14 month old daughter really enjoys feeling all the different textures and "reading" this book to herself. Highly recommended.