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LOOK-ALIKES JR. by Joan Steiner


by Joan Steiner

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1999
ISBN: 0-316-81307-9
Publisher: Little, Brown

Steiner brings the dazzling ingenuity of her debut, Look-Alikes (1998) to a series of less dense, but no less savory, sight games for younger children. Using approximately 50-100 common objects—doilies, dog biscuits, buttons, combs, snack food, cans, crayons, bits of this or that—for each, she assembles 11 scenes, from a busy construction site to a tidy classroom, then invites children to deconstruct them. Captioned by couplets, closed with a complete key to materials, these pages take Walter Wick’s photographs for the I Spy series a step further, to an imagination- expanding realm where a pencil or a breadstick can play any number of amazing roles. (Picture book. 5-7)