The Very Quiet Cricket
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
A small cricket hatches a single warm day,' at the same time as the other insects greet him. And this time. he chirped the most beautiful sound that she had ever heard. Despite the fact that the little guy wants incredibly much to respond, nothing happens when he rubs his wings together. But this book has some factor The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Very Busy Spider didn't have: an electronic chirping mechanism activated by the turning with the last page. ' As usual, Carle's art is lovely and his story is easy and satisfying. -Publishers Weekly Finally, as night falls, he spies one more cricket and attempts to greet her.
A cricket is born who cannot talk! 5 inches) format Eric Carle books with a mechanical twist: in this case, the quiet cricket bursts into (surprisingly authentic) electronic song as you turn the final page. This can be one of a series of large (11.) (Baby to preschool) --Richard Farr"Children will love the repetitive text as they meet a steady parade of new creatures (which contains a"spittlebug, slurping in a sea of froth ") ; and of course they'll delight in the happy ending. The colorful cut-paper illustrations are merely gorgeous, drawing you in even on the hundredth reading. (And there is going to be a hundredth reading, followed by numerous much more. In the end, however, he meets yet another quiet cricket, and manages to find his"voice. (The battery is replaceable.) An amusement for the ears, but most of all--as ever, with Carle--a feast for the eyes. 5 by 8. A bigger cricket welcomes him to the world, then a locust, a cicada, and many other insects, but each time the tiny cricket rubs his wings together in vain: no sound emerges.
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