Parents' Guide to

One Boy

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Counting and wordplay, with eye-catching color, and fun!

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age 17+

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age 17+



Is It Any Good?

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From the dye-cut red cover to the final page, ONE BOY captures the mind and the eye, making it a great choice for kids beginning to count as well as those learning to read. The colors are playfully bright, the text (and font it is printed in) is simple, and the use of the die-cut opening is a clever way to introduce the more complicated idea of words within words. On top of all that, this is also the story of one boy, his imagination, and his paintings. Even with its final "ants in the pants" scenario that could make some readers squeamish, this is a very friendly, comfortable, beautiful book, and one worthy of the awards it has already received.

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