There are five friendly foxes for young children to meet as they search for the right one in this fun, touchy-feely board book. Little hands can explore furry ears, rough noses and fuzzy paws on five adorable foxes. The bright pictures, textured patches and simple, repetitive text will engage even the youngest of babies. Great fun to share together – and don’t forget to spot the little white mouse on every page!
Fiona Watt is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She graduated from Exeter University with a Bachelor of Education in Art and Design. She taught for three years at a primary school in Kent, before spending two years at a British school in The Netherlands. She started working at Usborne in 1989 and has written and edited hundreds of books including baby and novelty, sticker, art and craft, cookery, science and activity books. She has written all the titles in the award-winning 'That's not my….' series and many in the highly successful Sticker Dolly Dressing series. She is the sixth biggest-selling UK children's author, with over 10 million of her books sold in the UK since records began.
The award is decided by Practical Pre-School product testers, who said of "That's not my puppy": "This book had immediate appeal for all the children. It is great for a wide age range as the babies enjoy the pictures and textures and the older children enjoy reading the words themselves and developing their vocabulary. It was also good for raising awareness of differences and similarities. It retained appeal for the children throughout the testing period."
Usborne That's not my... Touchy-feely books were voted Best Buy in the Toddler Book Category of the Prima Baby Reader Awards in 2004 and 2006.
“Unlike other board books, there are swatches of different textures on each page designed to encourage your little one to explore and play independently.”
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“The hardwearing pages, simple illustrations, repetition and lovely touchy-feely elements to each page make the [That's not my...] books ideal for reading with your child.”
“These wonderful books are awesome for helping children to develop. The stories are perfectly interactive and their simplicity means even the youngest readers will enjoy them and relate to them.”
“This range of books is perfect to share with wriggly toddlers. They’re bright, bold, interactive and not too long. The latest addition features lots of foxes for little fingers to touch and sure to be another best-seller.”
“There are five fantastic foxes to meet as readers search for the right one in this fun, touchy-feely book... The bright pictures, textured patches and simple, repetitive text will engage even the youngest of babies.”
“The pictures are bold and colourful, and the text is so simple and repetitive - perfect for little ones just starting out with books and reading. The books are chunky, sturdy and very well made. The thick board pages are easy for little hands to turn.”
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