Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: I See I Learn


FREDA SAYS PLEASE by Stuart J. Murphy
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Didacticism tops the charts with Freda, but co-publishing Carlos is on the money. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Normally very good at breaking down skills in a way that both teaches and entertains, the I See I Learn series missteps with this entry. Read full book review >
PERCY'S NEIGHBORHOOD by Stuart J. Murphy
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"Pair with Paulette Bourgeois' In My Neighborhood series for a more in-depth look at some specific community helpers. (Picture book. 2-5)"
An openly didactic exploration of the concept of a neighborhood and its community helpers, part of the useful, if unsubtle I See I Learn series. Read full book review >
FREDA IS FOUND by Stuart J. Murphy
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2011

"Solid series additions that teach useful skills and the power of practice. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Murphy's I See I Learn visual learning series continues with two new titles for children that focus on the cognitive skill of name writing and strategies to stay safe when lost. Read full book review >
PERCY GETS UPSET by Stuart J. Murphy
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

Murphy's I See I Learn series continues with two new titles aimed at teaching kids valuable emotional and social skills. Read full book review >
EMMA'S FRIENDWICH by Stuart J. Murphy
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2010

Murphy's promising (if utilitarian) new series, I See I Learn, uses the concept of visual learning to help reinforce social, emotional, cognitive and health and safety skills. Read full book review >