Hands Can

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Hands Can
Written by Cheryl Willis Hudson
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763658197
ISBN-13: 9780763658199
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Hands Can

author: Cheryl Willis Hudson
illustrator: John-Francis Bourke

For the very young, hands are a never-ending source of discovery and a means of mastery in an ever-unfolding world. With singsong rhythm, simple design, and alluring color photos of toddlers, Hands Can invites the littlest readers to discover the many things that hands can do.

“Provides youngsters with an almost sensory experience in which they can appreciate how their hands help them to explore and interact with their world.” — School Library Journal
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$24.99 / $28.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763658197 /  9780763658199
on sale date:
02/2012
type/format:
Big Book / Paperback
age range:
2 yrs - 5 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 14" x 16"
grade range:
Preschool - Kindergarten
 
subjects:
Concepts; Imagination & Play;
author’s comments:
Cheryl Willis Hudson is the author of a dozen books for children, including Bright Eyes, Brown Skin (coauthored with Bernette G. Ford) and Come by Here, Lord: Everyday Prayers for Children. She says that Hands Can was inspired by her own children. "I was amazed by the versatility, dexterity, utility, and even gracefulness of such small fingers," she says. "I began to see hands as marvelous works of art, and I wanted to somehow capture that vision in a children’s book."
illustrator’s comments:
John-Francis Bourke was born in Dublin, Ireland, and now works in New York City. His photographs have been published in GQ, TV Guide, ESPN The Magazine, Nick Jr., Parenting, and Parents. He says, "Photographing people provides me with a constant stream of new faces, new words, new conversation - it never gets old. Photographing children gives you all that, plus innocence and curiosity. Wonderful!" This is his first book for children.
 
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