Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books) - 2021 report by Whydis

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books)

From the Inside Flap Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers. "From the Hardcover edition. Read more About the Author Al Perkins was the aut...

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Kid

(23 reviews)
Size

(14 reviews)
Board

(16 reviews)
Rhythm

(57 reviews)
Daughter

(25 reviews)
Story

(19 reviews)
Rhyme

(34 reviews)
Fun

(15 reviews)
Son

(47 reviews)
Illustration

(18 reviews)
Monkey

(18 reviews)
Picture

(14 reviews)
Drum

(8 reviews)
Page

(19 reviews)
Hand

(12 reviews)

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Reviews around kid (5.00 of 5)

  • My kids have loved this book since they were little ones themselves.
  • I loved it as a kid and now love reading it to my kids (ages 2, 5,& 8).
  • My kids loved this story and now my daycare kids do too.
  • my kids love it since they are about 1 and they still love them now that they are older
  • My kids loved this book and now I am reading it to my Grandkids and at school where I teach Kindergarten prep.
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Reviews around size (5.00 of 5)

  • This book is just the right size, plus it's nice and durable.
  • A nice sized book that the one year old can walk around with and pretend to read
  • Just okay not the best book by dr suess but great graphics and great size
  • Love this size because it is easy for him to read on his own and can be tossed in a purse.
  • great book nice size for little hands and being a board book its easy to clean.
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Reviews around board (5.00 of 5)

  • While the book is still a great reading and listening tool, I was very disapointed that this great little board book, that will stand my sons pounding, is abridged.
  • great book nice size for little hands and being a board book its easy to clean.
  • I highly recommend this book and just about all other Bright and Early Board Books.
  • These are great board books, I just assumed it was a book size and not a tiny purse size book
  • Hands down ( no pun intended ), my child's favorite small board book...this and the foot book by dr
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Reviews around rhythm (4.89 of 5)

  • Good rhythm and rhyme, he loves the words and the illustrations
  • We read this over and over to my baby, who loves the rhythm and pictures
  • The story rhymes and has a great rhythm that my little one loves
  • you have to turn to finish some phrases which sometimes breaks the rhythm--until you have the text memorized.
  • The words in this book have a great rhythm and the pictures are cute
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Reviews around daughter (4.75 of 5)

  • My daughter coos at this book the whole way through, and loves holding and turning the pages herself.
  • I had this book as a kid and loved it, and now my daughter has her own copy and loves it too
  • Our daughter loves this book - she gets excited when we bring it out
  • My daughter has loved this book since she was 6 months old
  • My daughter loved this more than any other book during her first two years of life.
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Reviews around story (4.67 of 5)

  • My kids loved this story and now my daycare kids do too.
  • I didn't realize it would be smaller and more of a cardboard book, but the same great story and the same fun artwork.
  • Fun rhythmic story brings smiles to their faces every time it is read.
  • The rhythm, rhyme, and repetition make this story a pleasure to read and a favorite to hear for my lo
  • its a cute story-time or before-bed read, not too long and involved but long enough that my son feels like hes getting a story
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Reviews around rhyme (4.64 of 5)

  • Our speech therapist recommended this book because of its simple lively rhyming and easy rhythm
  • The rhyming in this book makes the story fun for children
  • Simple, silly rhymes and simple illustrations keeps him engaged.
  • Lovely book good rhyming my son enjoys this so much and loves watching monkeys if your kid loves monkeys like my son then u have to buy it
  • Such a cute little board book for babies and toddlers to learn about their body parts with clever rhymes and good illustrations.
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Reviews around fun (4.60 of 5)

  • But it still arrived timely and it a cute fun size short book.
  • It's a fun, silly book.
  • This book is so much fun to read, and my three- and four-year olds love it
  • A fun book that I would definitely recommend as a gift or for the parent looking to add to their child's early library.
  • I know many commenters don't like the abridged versions of Dr. Suess board books, but this book is super fun to read and my 16 month old loves it
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Reviews around son (4.36 of 5)

  • However, it is an abridged version and my son was rather irritated the first time that I read it to him
  • It has been the absolute favorite of both of my boys, and my younger son is obsessed
  • Our son absolutely loves this book and loves to drum along as we read it.
  • My son loves this book - really captured his attention.
  • My son loves anything about monkeys, but he destroys books
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Reviews around illustration (4.35 of 5)

  • It's a simple story with a catchy rhythm and illustrations he can understand
  • Simple, silly rhymes and simple illustrations keeps him engaged.
  • He likes the illustrations and I like the rhythm patterns.
  • I dislike the illustrations personally but my 18 month old LOVES this book!
  • Good rhythm and rhyme, he loves the words and the illustrations
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Reviews around monkey (4.33 of 5)

  • She loves monkeys, apes and primates of all kinds, I ordered the hardback based on other reviews which stated the board book edition had been abridged.
  • I think she enjoys the monkeys in this one along with the rhymes.
  • Loves monkeys loves drums, loves hearing me recite the silly rhymes
  • This book is her absolute FAVORITE for that reason, as well as the funny monkeys
  • This book is her absolute FAVORITE for that reason, as well as the funny monkeys
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Reviews around picture (4.16 of 5)

  • memorized)The pictures are (a bit dated) of monkeys "monkeys drum and monkeys hum" drumming and humming and rhyming and shaking hands, etc
  • Great pictures of hordes of monkeys all banging on drums!
  • The words in this book have a great rhythm and the pictures are cute
  • There are lots of colorful pictures of monkeys and drums
  • It's rhythmic and the pictures are silly
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Reviews around drum (2.54 of 5)

  • but maybe I'll do that soon too!)So after reading the book now and playing the drum I offer the drum to my son who enjoys drumming along too
  • This is NOT a hum drum, hum drum, hum drum hum book, even with those words in play.
  • memorized)The pictures are (a bit dated) of monkeys "monkeys drum and monkeys hum" drumming and humming and rhyming and shaking hands, etc
  • Loves monkeys loves drums, loves hearing me recite the silly rhymes
  • He is learning to find his hands, fingers, thumbs, and particularly enjoys our "drumming" together as I read the story.
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Reviews around page (2.07 of 5)

  • and I like the missing pages, but you can't beat board books for durability for little ones.
  • The two extra pages don't detract, even if they don't add, and the rhythm is still good
  • and I like the missing pages, but you can't beat board books for durability for little ones.
  • Our favorite pages are those with Jake and Jack, in which you get to "shake shake shake
  • The board books are missing a page."hello jack, hello jake shake hands shake hands shake shake shake.
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Reviews around hand (1.69 of 5)

  • Acting out the hi, bye, and shaking hands, as well as the humming helps with understanding these actions
  • memorized)The pictures are (a bit dated) of monkeys "monkeys drum and monkeys hum" drumming and humming and rhyming and shaking hands, etc
  • The board books are missing a page."hello jack, hello jake shake hands shake hands shake shake shake.
  • Shake hands, shake hands, whack whack whack!" and "Goodbye Jack, Goodbye Jake
  • My son absolutely LOVES Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
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More about Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books)

  • From the Inside Flap Illus
  • in full color
  • A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers
  • "From the Hardcover edition. Read more About the Author Al Perkins was the author of several Bright and Early Books and Beginner Books, among them Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb; and The Ear Book. Perkins passed away in 1975. Eric Gurney (1910–1992) was a well-known artist, cartoonist, and illustrator
  • Born in Canada, he later came to work for Walt Disney Studios in 1938, where he collaborated on Bambi and Pinocchio, among other films
  • He received a National Cartoonist Society Award for his work twice
  • He books include The Digging-est Dog, and Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb. Read more