This beautiful book by graphic design master Deneux is filled with charming jungle animals, cut out to promote tactile learning. But it also has a list of key words about each page, prompting the imagination of the reader and giving years of thoughtful exploration. Fantastic!
Featuring spreads with raised shaped objects that fit into scooped cut-outs on their opposite page, this new TouchThinkLearn book offers the youngest learners an opportunity to explore in a hands-on, multisensory way. Seeing the image, tracing its shape, saying its name--these modes of perception combine to stimulate understanding of essential concepts. Discover a monkey and its jungle home by tracing the raised outline on one side, and the concave shape on the other Related words on each spread offer parents and child a springboard for further conversation to encourage the language skills crucial to later successful learning. In a format unlike any other, these groundbreaking books translate abstract thought into tangible knowledge.
About the Author
Xavier Deneux trained as a set designer early in his career and since then has applied a lifelong passion for child development to more than 100 books, including the TouchThinkLearn series. He lives in Paris, France.