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Hello Good bye Nice book of opposites with wonderful photographs I am totally biased with photography in children's books I love it when you are teaching concepts and this one is no exception Bright colors and fun examples that would leave the child asking some uestions Fun book all around ages 2 An opposites book like no other — from the inimitable Arlene AldaAuthor photographer Arlene Alda is back with another delightful photo essay This time she tackles the concept of opposites with her keen sense of humor and sharp eye This slightly off beat collection of images is fodder for the imagination — an opposites book like no other For children from five to eight and those who still remember the magic of first discoveries Arlene’s through the lens perceptions offer new ways to see and think about those remarkable “everyday” things around us This is the fourth book in a series that not only instructs but also raises visual awareness and fine tunes observational skills Look for The Book of ZZZs Did You Say Pears and Here a Face There a Face ages 1 5 The thing I appreciated the most out of this opposites book is that the images were photographs and not illustrations Some children might benefit from seeing real life examples rather than drawings The represented opposites seemed relevant and the images paired with the words fit well The white space around each word made identification of the words easy as well A great book to build vocabulary and a conversation starter for children and their caregivers I thought it was well done A good concept book about opposites with accompanying pictures I read this book to a very young toddler She understood most concepts We were a little confused with straight and slanted Other than that it was a fun book Photos from around the world depict opposite words in full color splendor Good for beginner readers but also for starting ESL students and memory care patients because there is only one word per page and where humans are featured adults are pictured Right up there with the late lamented Tana Hoban's best concept booksFun for kids fun for adults and how can you resist that perfectly curled up sleeping tabby cat? opposites Very nice opposites book most of these type are illustrations it's nice to finally see one with really photos of things kids might actually see I like Arlene Alda's works but have mixed results with them when reading them to children Some like Here a Face There a Face are tremendously popular Others just get sort of a nod and a look like 'can we move on' Hello Good bye lies somewhere's in between The problem being that the photographs aren't necessarily the best for small fryCold and Hot for example are well done There's an evergreen covered with snow on one page and a palm tree on a beach on the opposing page The images are attractive and convey the ideas well But to give you an example of where things don't work out as well let's look at Old and NewIn both cases there is architecture An old building Europe? on a river versus a new abstract looking building Now you and I and even older kids would understand why one would think the abstract painting building was New but two year olds don't have the cultural context to make that connection and heaven knows but most children I know aren't that interested in buildingsTalking PointsHello Good Bye is a concept book that addresses contrasts It's a better book for slightly older childrenThe pictures are typical of Alda's work And this book like all of hers are certainly worth sharing with children either at home or at school Good LibraryFindText consist of single words Accelerated Reading level given as generic 1Pam Tmom and reviewer at BooksForKids reviewscom

About the Author: Arlene Alda

Arlene Alda graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hunter College received a Fulbright Scholarship and realized her dream of becoming a professional clarinetist playing in the Houston Symphony under the baton of Leopold Stokowski She switched careers when her children were young and became an award winning photographer and author who has written nineteen books including Just Kids from the Bronx She

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