Can You Say It Too? Cheep! Cheep! – Sebastien Braun

51568mqf0zl Can You Say It Too? Cheep! Cheep! – Sebastien Braun, Nosy Crow, (9780763693299), 2017

Format: Board Book

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4

Genre:   Picture Book

What did you like about the book?  In a cute lift-the-flap board book, children can guess which baby animal is hiding behind the flaps.  A chicken finds a baby chick, a sheep finds a lamb, a cat finds a kitten a donkey finds a little donkey and finally a duck finds a mother duck, but then another flap reveals three baby ducklings.  Each flap includes the appropriate animal sounds: Cheep! Cheep! Baa! Baa! Meow! Meow! Hee-haw! Hee-Haw! and finally Quack! Quack!  The engaging illustrations in a bright springtime color palette are full of child appeal.  This is a fun choice for children who love animals, animal sounds and lift-the-flap books.

Anything you didn’t like about it?  No

To whom would you recommend this book?  This is for babies and toddlers who will love the tactile opening of the flaps, the cute animals, and the chance to make animals sounds!

Who should buy this book?  Public libraries and kindergarten and preschool libraries

Where would you shelve it? Board Books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review: 3/4/17             

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