Please re-enter recipient e-mail address(es). Perfect for nature lovers. The subject field is required. Mrs Mommy Booknerd http://mrsmommybooknerd.blogspot.com, Michiko Kakutani's Gift Guide Book Recommendations. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. A walk in the forest by Albert List, 1977, Crowell edition, in English ... Share this book. A lovely ode to nature and exploring! Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Overall a great book perfectly suited to the current season and interests of my toddler. We’d love your help. While Benji’s playing, I stop to take a photo of a butterfly. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Experiential. They keep repeating the basic theme of a walk in the forest, while introducing varied animals who each bring something new to the growing parade. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Also, quite a missed opportunity--why's the protagonist a white kid? The illustrations really are lovely, except for the boy, who took me completely out of the story. I am so very excited about this fantastic book! Some of the spreads reminded me of an Eric Carle book. Beautiful illustrations show the many sides of a forest as a child walks there. Facebook. You can easily create a free account. It manages to be playful as well. I do wonder what beauty we're missing in translation, as the last line leaves a little to be desired for readers in English - but I will hedge my bets that it reads much more dimensional and whole in its original printing. Some of the illustrations are interesting but as a whole it didn't grab me and say, "Love this!" Enthralling and detailed watercolor illustrations with ample white space bring the protagonist through the beauty and dangers of the forest. I'm unimpressed. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. A Walk in the Forest is a stunning invitation to discover the woods as a place for both imaginative play and contemplation: collect pinecones, feathers, or stones; follow the tracks of a deer; or listen to the chirping of birds and the whisper of trees. And I mean lite, not like. My two year old grandson excitedly waits for the daddy to come and take him home. I’m thinking about posting it on Facebook, but then I hear Benji barking. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. 'Benji, stop! The entire book exuded patience: the illustrations were calming and not overwhelming. While Benji runs ahead, I stop and take a photo of a butterfly that’s resting on a flower… - Learning Magazine We've done it a bunch of times now and he always calls it "a walk in the forest," so how in the world could I not borrow this book when I spotted it at the library?! I live on a farm with my parents and I take Benji for a walk most days after school. Edit. As I guessed when I first saw it, my son loved it and we've already read it several times even though we've only had it for two days. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Any child and adult will get lost in the pictures. A beautiful book. This is a narrow miss. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? As I guessed when I first saw it, my son loved it and we've already read it several times even though we've only had it for two days. Build a shelter and play hide-and-seek. It's loud and it's quiet. I live on a farm with my parents and take Benji for a walk most days after school. The illustrations really work with the text! This was lovely. This book is one of those books that is simple in text, but the illustrations and content create a book that is big in heart and adventure. It was a neat story. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). Come here!' A quiet reflective book about what one can find and do in the forest. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Going through the forest is my favourite part of the walk. A vision in watercolor, nevertheless. Dad doesn’t approve of me walking through the forest. If I could get more specific, I would give the book 5 stars for illustration and 3 stars for the text. Illustrations are Carson Ellis-lite. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. There are rabbits to chase and old leaves to smell. Welcome back. Ummmm... based on the super-cool cover? A nice tale about a little boy's investigations of the woods. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. It is a must read and would make a great addition to your home library. I live down the street from a really great park that has an easy trail through some woods I can walk on with my 2-year-old. Sort of boring and a really abrupt ending! Embed. This may be a bit too poetic for my preschool storytime, but it's something I would totally love for a personal library. I cannot wait to share this beautifully illustrated story about the spender of the forest with my own children and with the young kids in my classes. Makes me want to go outside! The E-mail message field is required. I live down the street from a really great park that has an easy trail through some woods I can walk on with my 2-year-old. All rights reserved. A walk in the forest. Refresh and try again. Really makes me want to go into the forest. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). The beautifully rendered watercolors dominate the pages of this book, which encourages wonder and adventure to be found in the forest. A Walk in the Forest: (ages 3-6, hiking and nature walk children's picture book encouraging exploration, curiosity, and independent play) [Dek, Maria] on Amazon.com. The text, I feel, is secondary. I call and throw him his ball. Benji loves it too. The text is simple and thoughtful and points out the many wonders (and contradictions) of a forest. Get this from a library! Simple text and abstracted watercolor illustrations. I cannot wait to share this beautifully illustrated story about the spender of the forest with my own children and with the young kids in my classes. Great book for young child. So simple, yet so evocative. Start by marking “A Walk in the Forest” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Burrow my toes in the dirt, breath deeply the crisp air, see those bright, in-person colors.