Fish, Swish! Splash, Dash! (Counting Round and Round) By Suse MacDonald (Hardcover)
Fish, Swish! Splash, Dash! (Counting Round and Round) By Suse MacDonald - Count up from 1 to 10.... turn the book around, and then count down. It's two books in one!
Children will learn to count from one to ten with this inventive, entertaining novelty book from Caldecott Honor winner Suse MacDonald! As the die-cut pages are turned, they create a lively, vibrant scene. And when little ones reach the end of the book, they'll find that they can flip it around and then count down--from ten to one!
Benefits of Reading to Your Child
The latest brain research shows that babies learn a lot more than previously thought. According to Washington State's Thrive by Five Program, "Most educational, economic, and neurological experts now agree that the first five years lay the groundwork for children's emotional, social, language, cognitive, and physical developmentâ€”all critical elements for school readiness and life success.
Reading regularly to your baby with books like Fish, Swish! Splash, Dash! will expose him or her to positive learning early in life. It will instill a love for reading, which is highly corrolated to a love for learning and to the development of a curious mind - foundations for success. It's never too early to start. It's also important to sustain regular reading througout the early years. This will help your child develop progressively and be ready for school.
About the Author / Illustrator
From Simon and Schuster Publishing
Suse MacDonald published her first book, Alphabatics, for Simon & Schuster in 1986. This book won a Caldecott Honor in 1987, kicking off a prolific and successful career. Suse continues to write and illustrate books for children, including, most recently, Fish, Swish! Splash, Dash!: Counting Round and Round and Alphabet Animals: A Slide and Peek Adventure, for Little Simon. Suse loves to work in her studio and finds pleasure in encouraging readers to make their own artistic discoveries. Suse lives in San Diego, California, with her husband, Stuart.