Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375861819, 40pp.
Publication Date: May 11, 2010
"Clickity Clickity Long green feet "
"Who is dancing that clickity beat?
Lizard is dancing on clickity feet."
"Clickity Clickity Happy feet
Introducing a get-up-and-dance toddler book-so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it.
Lindsey Craig's rollicking text features funny sound words (Tippity Creepity Stompity Thumpity ), dancing animals, a singsong beat, and a guessing element just easy enough for preschoolers to anticipate. Marc Brown's artwork is bright, textured, and joyful, a collage of simple shapes for kids to find and name.
So grab a partner and tap your feet to this read-aloud picture-book treat.
Marc Brown is known best for his ARTHUR series. He grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania where as a child he was influenced by family and friends that would be eventually become the many stories of an aardvark.Trained at the Cleveland Art Institute, Marc went on to create more than 100 picture books for children. Before his current success, however, Marc had many jobs, including stints as a truck driver, soda jerk, actor, chicken farmer, television art director, short order cook, and college professor! He now lives in Hingham, Massachusetts and Martha's Vineyard, with his wife, illustrator and author Laurie Krasny Brown, and their daughter Eliza. Marc and Laurie are the creators of the path-breaking nonfiction Dino Life Guides for Families series.