Item description for My First Easter by Tomie dePaola...
Overview Illustrations and simple text introduce young readers to things associated with Easter, including colored eggs, Easter lilies and other flowers, and the Easter bunny. On board pages.
Publishers Description The importance of both family and sharing are emphasized in this board book with simple descriptions about Easter celebrations. Sparkling glitter and velvety flocking highlight Tomie dePaola's bright illustrations, while his easy-to-follow text explains the special traditions associated with the holiday.
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Studio: Grosset & Dunlap
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 7.5" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Jan 24, 2008
Publisher Penguin Group USA
ISBN 0448447908 ISBN13 9780448447902
Availability 318 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 29, 2017 11:08.
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More About Tomie dePaola
Children the world over have responded to the warmth and beauty of Tomie dePaola's books. He is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of hundreds of books for children, including Newbery Honor winner 26 Fairmount Avenue, Caldecott Honor winner Strega Nona, New York Times best-seller Brava, Strega Nona! and classics such as Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs, The Art Lesson and Bill and Pete. Among his many awards and honors, he has received the Smithson Medal, Regina Medal, Sarah Josepha Hale Award, and he was designated a -living treasure- by the state of New Hampshire. Tomie dePaola lives in New London, New Hampshire. You can visit Tomie at www.tomie.com.
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Reviews - What do customers think about My First Easter?
Lovely Images of Easter and Spring! Apr 18, 2007
This is a sturdy, durable board book that contains simple yet lovely illustrations of seasonal novelties such as baby animals born in Spring, Easter lilies and bonnets, the Easter Bunny bringing baskets, and the whole family coloring eggs together and participating in an Easter egg hunt on the farm. It takes a quiet, simple, secular approach to presenting Easter and Spring concepts, and, therefore, it is perfectly appropriate for any young child. The emphasis of this book is more on illustration than on text or storyline which is fine because it elicits conversation and the opportunity to teach an infant/toddler about the images depicted. My son just had his second Easter and he still enjoys the illustrations -- specifically finding and pointing out all the eggs and bunnies throughout the book. The only complaint I have is that I wish this book was longer! It positively oozes old-fashioned charm and is sure to please both children and parents alike.