[Reading] ➸ Water in the Park By Emily Jenkins – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Water in the Park A Wonderfully Fresh Look At A Timeless Topic, Raves Booklist In A Starred Review From The First Orange Glow On The Water In The Pond, To The Last Humans And Animals Running Home From An Evening Rain Shower, Here Is A Day In The Life Of A City Park, And The Playground Within It A Rhythmic Text And Sweet, Accessible Images Will Immerse Parents, Toddlers, And Young Children In The Summer Season And The Community Within A Park Seasoned Picture Book Readers May Notice Emily Jenkins S Classic Inspirations For This Book Alvin Tresselt S Caldecott Medal Winning White Snow, Bright Snow, Illustrated By Roger Duvoisin, And Charlotte Zolotow S The Park Book, Illustrated By H A Rey.


10 thoughts on “Water in the Park

  1. says:

    Richie s Picks WATER IN THE PARK A BOOK ABOUT WATER THE TIMES OF THE DAY by Emily Jenkins and Stephanie Graegin, ill Schwartz Wade, May 2012, 40p., ISBN 978 0 375 87002 6 Oh, the water Van Morrison, And It Stoned Me The chickens flappedThe sheep bleatedThe pig mucked aboutThe dog teased the catThe cat chased the rabbitThe rabbit hoppedThe children squabbledThe boat tipped from MR GUMPY S OUTING by John Burningham 1970 , one of my favorite water play storiesWater.Sand Richie s Picks WATER IN THE PARK A BOOK ABOUT WATER THE TIMES OF THE DAY by Emily Jenkins and Stephanie Graegin, ill Schwartz Wade, May 2012, 40p., ISBN 978 0 375 87002 6 Oh, the water Van Morrison, And It Stoned Me The chickens flappedThe ...


  2. says:

    This book lived up to its charming promise At different times of the day, the water in the park and the activities people and animals do in the park vary A great book to talk about time in the day and different activities with a preschooler...


  3. says:

    i love the concept of following a day in a park based on prospect park but the writing doesn t flow well the names disrupt the flow even , since some characters are referred to anonymously two babies while some are named like Shaw...


  4. says:

    This adorably illustrated picture book shows the comings and goings of the various animals and people visiting the park throughout a hot summer day I loved the diversity of the people and families that visited the park and the sweet message of shared community this common area brings to a bustlin...


  5. says:

    This is a charming picture book The story isabout observation than plot It s a day in the life of a park I really enjoyed the illustrations There is so much to notice on each page, and I think children who enjoy pictures will find a lot to look at.


  6. says:

    A simple snapshot of the daily occurances in a neighborhood park Each hour we read about who comes and goes and why A soft and sweet book that can lead to writing and reflection.


  7. says:

    Just a fun non fiction book There s not much to it but it lets the kids relive summer.


  8. says:

    A bit of a curious book I guess I was expecting part non fiction, and so was my son who picked it up when he saw it was a book about water and the times of the day Not so much, in fact you won t learn a thing from this book, except that people, plants and animals drink water and that kids and dogs play with i...


  9. says:

    This is a picture book filled with all sorts of delights as time passes over the course of one day spent in the park It all starts quietly enough with turtles sunning in the dawn s warmth, and then things get busier as dogs and their owners come by Each double page spread offers scenes in which a couple of families with babies arrive and then mover andvisitors arrive, making the park one busy place As night starts to fall, just about everyone leaves the park for home, and it is quiet on This is a picture book filled with all so...


  10. says:

    Keenly observed details of quotidian life in the park make disarming subject matter for Jenkins latest picture book She gets the rhythms and pacing down to a tee, from the early arrivals of dogs with their humans, rousing the turtles off their rocks in the sun to the morning din of children and caregivers to the lunchtime exodus of youn...