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Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan Ahlberg

Each Peach Pear Plum

by Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

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Loved it, especially having to look for the people or things! ( )
  lmeza | Feb 6, 2014 |
This book has some lovely illustrations and a nice rhythm, but if the child doesn't recognize the character they will lose interest. ( )
  martensgirl | Dec 18, 2013 |
Each Peach Pear Plum is a great story to read because it is an eye spy book. Eye spy books are great for children because it engages them into the book and allows them to get involved when asking if you can fin something in the book. This book starts off with trying to find Tom Thumb, than it moves onto finding Mother Hubbard, and than finding Cinderella and so on. There are many different kinds of fantasy books that are intertwined within this certain book. While intertwining all of the other fantasy books within the story it allows each child to also remember all of the other characters in the fantasy books that are brought up within (Each Peach Pear Plum).
  MariPechacek | Nov 11, 2013 |
  saintmarysaccden | Nov 7, 2013 |
My Review: This adorable picture book doesn't quite tell a story, but introduces several popular nursery rhyme characters. One of the fun things about this is that it is a look/find book, which encourages kids to interact by having them find the characters hidden in the illustrations. An adorable book.

My Niece's Review: At just over one years old, baby is a bit young to do the look/see aspect of the book. But if I pointed a character out to her, she would look at me, at the character, then at me again.

Of course, everything is "dog" right now. So reading the story went something like this:
"Look, baby, it's Tom Thumb."
"See, there's Mother Hubbard."
"Ooooh, a witch!"
"Dahg." ( )
1 vote andreablythe | Nov 5, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 014050639X, Paperback)

"Each Peach Pear Plum. I spy Tom Thumb!" In this engaging, interactive book for the very young, familiar nursery-rhyme characters such as Mother Hubbard and Baby Bunting sneak their way into the gentle drawings. Even young children who might not know all the fairy-tale stars can find them lurking in the cupboard, on the stairs, or deep in the woods. In the happy finale, the whole cast meets up for plum pie in the sun, where the little one on your lap will gleefully find everyone. An American Library Association Notable Book. (Baby to preschooler)

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Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play "I Spy" with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters.

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Three editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 067088278X, 0140509194, 0141337710

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