Poems and Rhymes
Celebrate the joy of books by starting to read poems as early as your child can hear your own voice, the minute you can hold him or her in your arms.
Yellow Elephant : A Bright Bestiary
by Julie Larios
Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Harcourt Children's Books 2006
Ages: 3 to 5
Topic: Poems and Rhymes
All the colors, turquoise lizard, pink kitty and yellow elephant to name a few, are depicted in poems about animals, encouraging children to use their imaginations and to see the familiar in surprising new ways.
The illustrations done in gouache on Arches paper are breathtaking. The bookmark feature on the left side of the page is stunning.