Arlo Needs Glasses

By Barney Saltzberg
(Workman Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761168799, 24pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

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Description
Every child who wears glasses will know just how Arlo feels, and will feel better because of it. And every parent will want that child to know that glasses are cool and fun and enable us to do the things we want to do. Take Arlo: He's a shaggy, free-spirited dog who loves to play catch, until one day he can t. He can t see the ball anymore. He needs glasses In this inventive, interactive picture book created by Barney Saltzberg, the bespectacled author of" Beautiful Oops ," who charms young readers and their parents with a perfect light touch and joyful spirit, kids get to do just what Arlo does to solve his problem. They read an eye chart, look through a fold-out phoropter (that big machine optometrists use), and try on different pairs of glasses movie star glasses superhero glasses mad scientist glasses And they interact with Arlo as he rediscovers how to be the best ball-catcher in the neighborhood and picks up a new favorite pastime along the way reading One out of five school-age children needs glasses. Arlo will show them just how lucky they are.



About the Author
Barney Saltzberg is the author of more than 30 books for children, including "Beautiful Oops!", "Good Egg" and the bestselling "Touch and Feel Kisses" series, with over 800,000 copies in print. Additionally, he s recorded four albums of songs for children. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two dogs, and a pond full of fish.
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