Checkers and Dot

by Torres, J., 1969-

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Green Tree Public Library Children's Board Books B TOR
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Board Books
 
Call Number  B TOR
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Toddlers j T TORRES
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Toddlers
 
Call Number  j T TORRES
 
 
Summary
Welcome to the wonderfully patterned world of Checkers and Dot! This sweet and striking series of board books has been designed especially for babies and tots. With high-contrast, patterned art for developing eyes, simple but memorable rhyming text for reading aloud, and cute-as-a-button characters, J. Torres and J. Lum have created engaging first books that little ones and their loved ones will want to cozy up with and read again and again. A simple, sturdy, and stylish new series for those just beginning to look, listen, and learn.

Checkers and Dot begins with a hello and introduces the title characters and their pets, as well as patterns and shapes, before we say good-bye.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Checkers, a boy wearing a checkerboard vest, and Dot, a girl in a polka-dot jumper, star in a lively primer on patterns: "Say 'hello' to Checkers./ Say 'hello' to Dot./ This is their cat, Stripesy./ This is their dog, Spot." Newcomer Kim keeps things simple with a b&w palette and crisp illustrations whose pared-down, geometric aesthetic has a dash of Hello Kitty; patterns also appear in the background of each spread, emphasizing the concept. Checkers and Dot introduce select animals in Checkers and Dot at the Zoo, available simultaneously. Up to age 4. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Checkers -- Juvenile fiction.
Dots (Art) -- Juvenile fiction.
Pattern perception -- Juvenile fiction.
Board books.
Publisher Toronto :Tundra Books,2012
Contributors Lum, J. (Jennifer)
Language English
Notes Cover title.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 18 cm
ISBN 9781770494411
1770494413
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