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Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert

Color Zoo

by Lois Ehlert

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This is a visually bright and creative cut out book. As you turn each page, new shapes and colors reveal a new zoo animal. I recommend sharing this book with young learners as they learn shapes and colors. It think it could also be shared with older students in art classes as an example of creative and less conventional illustrations. ( )
  EliseMT | Jul 6, 2015 |
This book has bold colors as well as cut out geometric shapes that make animal head shapes when the pages are layered.
  ztbesnah | Apr 22, 2015 |
Color Zoo is a great concept book for young children. The creative way Lois Ehlert uses cut out shapes and different colors to create different animals is fantastic. A simple concept that does a wonderful job of presetting shapes and colors and animals to a very young audience in a fun manner.
  JessicaLeupold | Jan 27, 2015 |
This die cut book turns shapes and colors into to different animals you would find in the Zoo. The book tells the reader what shapes and what colors where used for each animal. A great book to explore the shapes and color of the world.
  alexanderkai | Oct 13, 2014 |
This is an excellent board book that really gets kids thinking about the shapes. Once they see that there are more animals hidden within the same picture, they will start to look for them. It's a fun game and a great way to learn shapes. However, the animal picture is so much more stimulating than the picture of the shape on the opposite page, the teacher or parent will have to take time to draw attention and discussion to the shape itself.
  NancyDW | Feb 23, 2014 |
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I would use this book in the classroom when teaching about shapes. It is great of the students to see the pages in full color and feel the shapes.
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Lots of shapes and colors and animals in this book. It's a good book to look at, structurally, after "Go Away, Big Green Monster". I think some of the shapes the animals are forced into and some of the colors chosen end up being confusing for the preschool reader. This is not one of my favorite books to use for concepts.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0397322593, Hardcover)

Shapes and colors in your zoo, lots of things that you can do. Heads and ears, beaks and snouts, that's what animals are all about. I know animals and you do too; make some new ones for your zoo.

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Introduces colors and shapes with illustrations of shapes on die-cut pages that form animal faces when placed on top of one another.

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