The Important Book

Paperback | May 19, 1999

byMargaret Wise BrownIllustratorLeonard Weisgard

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The important thing about The Important Book -- is that you let your child tell you what is important about the sun and the moon and the wind and the rain and a bug and a bee and a chair and a table and a pencil and a bear and a rainbow and a cat (if he wants to). For the important thing about The Important Book is that the book goes on long after it is closed.What is most important about many familiar things -- like rain and wind, apples and daisies -- is suggested in rhythmic words and vivid pictures. 'A perfect book . . . the text establishes a word game which tiny children will accept with glee.' -- K.

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From the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes a book that points out the important things about everyday objects and what makes them special. "A perfect book . . . the text establishes a word game which tiny children will accept with glee".--Kirkus Reviews. Full-color and black-and-white illustrations

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The important thing about The Important Book -- is that you let your child tell you what is important about the sun and the moon and the wind and the rain and a bug and a bee and a chair and a table and a pencil and a bear and a rainbow and a cat (if he wants to). For the important thing about The Important Book is that the book goes...

Few writers have been as attuned to the concerns and emotions of childhood as Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952). A graduate of Hollins College and the progressive Bank Street College of Education, she combined her literary aspirations with the study of child development. Her unique ability to see the world through a child's eyes is unequ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 10 × 7.38 × 0.12 inPublished:May 19, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064432270

ISBN - 13:9780064432276

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Important Book A must for primary classroom! Great book, awesome ilustrations. Wonderful discussion book, easy pattern that young students can replicate. Makes an great resource for teachers: have students write a class book of "What is Important to Me"; "What is Important to my Class"; "What is Important to my Family
Date published: 2000-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Important Book What a great book for children and teachers! This book is a perfect starting point for children learning to write descriptive sentences. Kids will love writing their own important book!
Date published: 2000-01-05

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From the author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes a book that points out the important things about everyday objects and what makes them special. "A perfect book . . . the text establishes a word game which tiny children will accept with glee".--Kirkus Reviews. Full-color and black-and-white illustrations