This is a lively introduction to basic literacy and numeracy skills that supplements school curriculum teaching. Bright, action-packed pictures and simple text motivate children to find out more. 'Did you know' the brain weighs the same as 12 apples; 'Try this': Which grows first - a sunflower or cress?...and other fun facts and activities. This bumper activity book, developed with educational consultants, provides children with stimulating early learning, and introduces the basic skills of language, numeracy and science in an exciting, interactive and child-friendly way. The book is divided into nine sections covering different themes. Shapes, Words and Animals develop vocabulary and communication skills. Sizes, Counting, Sums, Time and Science focus on numerical and investigative skills. There's fun, too, with 'Try this' projects to make and do, which put learning into practice.
Claire Lewellyn specializes in books for young readers. Her My First Book of Time won the Times Education Supplement Junior Information Book Award in 1992. Arianne Holden is an author and editor specializing in books for young children.