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Corning - Southeast Steuben County Library 1 E MCD Juv Paperback Fic Book
Whitesville Public Library 1 E MCD Juvenile Fiction Book

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"Now even the youngest children can enjoy learning about the world around them. Hello, World! is a new series designed to help parents introduce simple nonfiction concepts to their babies and toddlers. a Narrated in simple terms and featuring bright, simple, cheerful illustrations, Hello, World! makes learning easy for young children. Each page offers helpful prompts for engaging with your child. a Every young child loves to look up at the moon in the night sky. Now here's a book that can teach toddlers about the sun, moon, stars, and planets-with colors, shapes, sizes, and super-simple facts (oCan you point to the red planet? That's Mars!o). It's a perfect way to bring natural science into the busy world of a toddler, where learning never stops."

Author Notes

"JILL McDONALD is a Missouri-based illustrator and designer whose cheery and colorful art can be found on clothing, fabric, bedding, stationery, puzzles, and games, as well as in a variety of books for babies and toddlers."

Reviews 2

Booklist Review

Richly colored paint-and-collage illustrations are set against a velvety, deep-blue background in this first look at the solar system, which begins by asking young readers to look up at the night sky and spot the moon. Then a two-page spread diagram of the solar system appears with the vibrant sun in the center. What follows is a planet-by-planet journey away from the sun. Each planet gets a close-up accompanied by a very basic fact. For instance, it is noted that Mars has giant volcanoes. At story's end, stars and comets light up the sky. A cheerful introduction to outer space.--Smith, Julia Copyright 2016 Booklist

Publisher's Weekly Review

In one of two titles launching the Hello, World series (Weather is available simultaneously), McDonald uses chunky, vividly colored collage-style illustrations to showcase the planets of our solar system, even including Pluto, described as "a tiny dwarf planet, very far away from the sun." Direct sentences introduce the highlights of the planets, moon, and sun, while also touching on constellations and comets. Supplemental tidbits ("Ouch! Asteroids and comets often hit this planet," she writes about Mercury) offer additional details to pique the interest of children just hearing about Earth's cosmic neighbors for the first time. Up to age 3. (Mar.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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