At a Glance
Picture Book, concept (colors)
3-6 years old
“Everyone’s favourite, enthusiastic zebra is back, eager to get in on the act as Annie tries to teach her little brother about colours. But although things don’t turn out quite the way she imagines, together they make the world a brighter and more beautiful place!” (source)
- Beautiful bright illustrations
- Fun and silly rhyme
- introduces colors in a fun and engaging manner
My son is 3 years old, and let me tell you, we read a lot of picture books. I am never quite sure if a new book and will hold his wiggling, excited, entergetic attention. Calm Down, Zebra was a knock out of the park. Julia Woolf’s bright, whimsical illustrations caught his attention immediately and he snuggled right up to listen.
He especially likes talking about colors (he asks me at least 5 times a day what my favorite color is). So it was really fun to read a color concept book that also had an engaging story. We paused on every illustration so that my son could look at all the many colors. He especially enjoyed the illustrations with the spots.
Lou Kuenzler’s playful rhyme made the text a lot of fun to read. It was very easy to follow along with the story and my son giggled at many parts. My older daughter was even pulled into the story because she related to Annie as she attempted to teach her little brother his colors.
If you are looking for a fun, engaging and silly book to introduce or reinforce colors, this is the book for you!
I received a free digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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