The story is about being accepted, and learning to accept yourself. It's a great book that teaches young children to embrace their individuality.
Aww.. haha. That little piggie is so damn adorable & his excitement is priceless! He even looks cute with his miserable face ^_^
Maurice Sendak, the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the iconic Where the Wild Things Are, created a warmly loved classic book of months, in verse, with Chicken Soup with Rice.This rhyming book cleverly uses a little boy’s love for soup to teach children the months of the year and features Sendak’s imaginative drawings and lyrical verses.Who says you can only slurp chicken soup with rice in cold January or freezing December? Chicken soup with rice is nice all year round!
Do animals have mothers, too? Of course they do - just like me and you Meet the little joey, whose kangaroo mother carries him in her pouch. See the cygnet riding on the back of the mother swan. Eric Carle′s colourful collages of animal babies with their caring and affectionate mothers offer small readers visual delight as well as comforting reassurance. The playful question-and-answer text invites children and adults to read aloud together. Repetition of key phrases helps preschoolers take the first step toward reading readiness. And the game-like format makes it easy and fun to discover more about the world of nature and to learn the common names of some familiar - and some not so familiar - animals. A bonus page at the back of the book lists the correct but sometimes surprising names of animal babies, their parents, and groups. Eric Carle is the creator of many beloved picture books for very small children. Here he offers a beautiful way for parents and children to share the knowledge that love crosses all boundaries and ties all creatures on this earth together.
For beginner readers - phonic-based text is cleverly blended with a funny story Includes phonics guide for parents... and some pages have fold-out flaps.
Through the use of phonic repetition this book aims to help children to learn to read. It is a board book with simplified text written to match the shortened story. Other titles in the series include "Big Pig on a Dig", "Fat Cat on a Mat", "Ted in a Red Bed" and "Toad makes a Road".