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WE GO TOGETHER! by Todd Dunn


by Todd Dunn & illustrated by Miki Sakamoto

Age Range: 2 - 4

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 2007
ISBN: 978-1-4027-3260-7
Publisher: Sterling

Logical pairs express the concept of togetherness in a brightly illustrated series of scenes drawn in colorful mixed-media cartoon-style stock figures. The 22 pairs are introduced in a repetitive, rhyming, dull, often uneven text coupling obvious and less apparent twosomes. “We go together like socks and shoes. / We go together like cow and moo. / We go together like stripes and skunk. / We go together like elephant and trunk.” This togetherness finally culminates in a declaration of mother and child unity bound by their mutual love. While early-literacy folks may appreciate the hokey, constantly patterned format, classic authors like Bill Martin and Mem Fox offer finer selections for young listeners and pre-readers. (Picture book. 2-4)