Item description for Noah's Wild Adventure: A Fun Googly Eyes Book (Googly Eyes) by Matt Mitter & Warner McGee...
Overview More Woogly for Your Googly! Kids ages three to five will weather the storm with Noah and the animals in Noah's Wild Adventure . This fun googly eyes book retells the classic story of the big flood in a fresh way. In Bible Animal Friends, children will be fascinated to discover how flies, ravens, a talking donkey, and other animals figure into beloved Bible stories. Stories include, "Flies in the Palace," "Balaam and the Talking Donkey," "Elijah and the Blackbird," and more. With rhyming text, Scripture references, and "can't-resist-shaking-them" peepers, these googly eyes books are the perfect tool for teaching children the Word of God in a way they won't soon forget.
Publishers Description Noah's Wild Adventure A Fun Googly Eyes Book Written by Matt Mitter Illustrated by Warner McGee Zany animals with googly eyes look back at children from the pages of this colorful board book that tells the story of Noah and the wild adventure he embarked upon when God sent the Big Flood. With rhyming text, Scripture references, and “can't-resist-shaking-them” huge peepers, children will learn this beloved Bible story in a way they won't soon forget. Matt Mitter was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Over the past ten years, he has written dozens of children's books, mostly in verse. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their dog, Hitch.
Warner McGee has been drawing and painting professionally for more than a decade. He earned his BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design and now does freelance work on projects from children's picture books to advertising. He and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Jacob and Nicholas, and live in Savannah, Georgia.
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Studio: Multnomah Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Mar 20, 2007
Publisher Multnomah Books
Series Googly Eyes
ISBN 1590529634 ISBN13 9781590529638
Availability 0 units.
More About Matt Mitter & Warner McGee
Matt Mitter was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Over the past ten years, he has written dozens of children's books, mostly in verse. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their dog, Hitch. Warner McGee has been drawing and painting professionally for more than a decade. He earned his BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design and now does freelance work on projects from children's picture books to advertising. He and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Jacob and Nicholas, and live in Savannah, Georgia.
Reviews - What do customers think about Noah's Wild Adventure: A Fun Googly Eyes Book?
"Perfect For Toddlers and Pre-schoolers" Jan 19, 2008
Noah's Wild Adventure is a board book with googly eyes. The googly eyes are on the giraffe, monkey, mouse, and other animals. The brightly-colored illustrations are perfect for catching the attention of little ones. Also, the illustrations are made with round shapes and curved lines rather than harsh, straight lines. There are large animals and small creatures, like bugs. The illustrations are great. The words are written in a sing-song manner. There is no denominal slant. Isaac: "Rurrrr" He makes elephant sounds, using his arm as a trunk. He points to the zebra, but he does not know what sound they make. "Rainbows. Daddy said that they are in the sky." "Momma, What is that?" He points to the foxes. The wonderful thing about Noah's Wild Adventure is that it tells of a story that Isaac likes hearing, but he also likes just looking at the illustrations. This book has gone everywhere with us for the last three days. It even kept him busy during his brother's basketball game. He likes shaking his head and rolling his eyes like the googly eyes. This book is perfect for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
My kids love this book. Sep 22, 2007
Matt Mitter and Warner McGee team up again for Noah's Wild Adventure: a fun googly eyes book. Each picture features one animal with big googly eyes. The classic story is told, from building the ark to the rainbow and God's promise, through rhyming poems. The book divides the story into five parts, providing subtitles and Biblical references for each.
Warner McGee does a fantastic job with the illustrations. The colors are vivid and playful; the depictions detailed and unique.
What I Like: My kids love this book! The googly eyes are definitely a hit, but they also love the story. I love the bright colors that fill each page. Also, despite thinner pages, this is a very sturdy book. Great for rough and tumble boys like mine.
What I Dislike: The rhyming does not always flow and the story is a little off. There is no explanation of why God is sending a flood. Also, the author spends one whole page talking about the panda crying from fear. It seemed an odd addition considering the short length of this book (just 12 pages).
Age Appeal: 4-8, according to the publisher, but I think even infants would enjoy this book.