Publication Date: August 30, 2022
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Ages 3 to 6, Grades P to 1
A cheeky celebration of boobies — the blue-footed avian sort and the more familiar kind that we find on our own bodies.
A cheeky celebration of boobies!“You have just opened a book about boobies.” Meet the Blue-footed Booby, who does not have any boobies at all, since only mammals have boobies. We learn that mammals have boobies to feed babies — even though milk can also come from plants. And did you know that boobies, or breasts, vary from person to person, that boobies change over time, and that different animals have different numbers of boobies? Witty and wide-ranging, this eye-opening picture book goes on to explore connections between boobies and mountains, boobies and ancient art and, of course, boobies and you! Nancy Vo’s latest creation is fresh and funny, while serving up just the right amount of fact. Punchy prose is complemented by striking stencil art in a retro palette, making this the perfect gift for curious young children, older children getting to know their bodies, and anyone ready to boldly celebrate boobies!
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Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.2
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.7
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
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