Ten little fingers and ten little toes

Mem Fox, 1946-

Book - 2008

Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes.

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Subjects
Genres
Stories in rhyme
Picture books
Published
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt [2008]
Edition
Big book edition
Language
English
Item Description
A Big Book.
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 40 x 46 cm
Awards
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2009
ISBN
9781328852250
1328852253
Main Author
Mem Fox, 1946- (author)
Other Authors
Helen Oxenbury (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

From two of the most gifted picture-book creators of our time, here is a celebration of baby fingers, baby toes, and the joy they—and the babies they belong to—bring to everyone, everywhere, all over the world!This is a gorgeously simple picture book for very young children, and once you finish the rhythmic, rhyming text, all you’ll want to do is go back to the beginning . . . and read it again!The luminous watercolor illustrations of these roly-poly little ones from a variety of backgrounds are adorable, quirky, and true to life, right down to the wrinkles, dimples, and pudges in their completely squishable arms, legs, and tummies.As everyone knows, nothing is sweeter than stubby baby fingers and chubby baby toes. This is a counting book for little ones and the grown-ups around them to share and chant along to,

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A sweet and contemporary nursery rhyme about what a diverse group of babies have in common from acclaimed picture-book creators Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury. As everyone knows, nothing is sweeter than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes. . . . From two of the most gifted picture-book creators of our time is a celebration of baby fingers, baby toes, and the joy they—and the babies they belong to—bring to everyone, everywhere, all over the world! This gorgeously simple picture book, now in a big book edition, is a perfect read-aloud for very young children with its rhythmic, rhyming text. Children (and the adults reading to them) will delight in the illustrations of roly-poly little ones from a variety of backgrounds—wrinkles, dimples, pudges, and all!

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A sweet and contemporary nursery rhyme about what a diverse group of babies have in common from acclaimed picture-book creators Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury.