One beautiful summer day Roxanne decides to go to the beach. She loads up the car with everything she wants to take with her: the turtle/ the umbrella/ the book of wonderful stories/ the ball/ and/ of course/ her baby. But the car won't start. Undaunted, Roxanne decides to take the bus to the beach. But something can't go on the bus. Whenever Roxanne comes up with a new way to get to the beach she discovers she must leave something behind-and children will have great fun guessing just what's missing each time.
"Text and picturs mesh beautifully. Toddlers will love the uncomplicated story, while older preschoolers will be involved in guessing what must be left behind. An absolute delight."
"This clever guessing-game story will sharpen observation skills in a fun way. Roxanne sets off for the beach with five things: a turtle, an umbrella, a book, a ball, and a baby. When her car won't start, resourceful Roxanne tries alternate methods of transportation. Each time something has to be left behind, and youngsters are asked to identify the item. The illustrations play a key role, and Tharlet's perky pictures are up to the challenge. Interactive fun."
""Text and picturs mesh beautifully. Toddlers will love the uncomplicated story, while older preschoolers will be involved in guessing what must be left behind. An absolute delight.""
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st April 2003
Publisher: North-South Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 21.5 x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Type: New edition