Picture My Day

By Séverine Cordier , Cynthia Lacroix and Lesley Zimic

From 2 to 4 | 176 pages, color

Through simple words and hundreds of warm and contemporary illustrations, Picture My Day explores the key moments that occur in a single day for three young children. From daybreak to bedtime, readers will follow these two sisters and their brother as they eat breakfast, get dressed, play games, go to the park, explore nature, take a bath, and more. Throughout the book, objects like the clothes pinned to the laundry line, the musical instruments in the playroom, and the vegetables spilling from a grocery bag are clearly labeled, inviting young readers to learn new words and to categorize objects. Plus, readers are introduced to simple concepts like flavors, colors, and seasons, too.

More than just an illustrated dictionary, Picture My Day is a kind of scrapbook of what life is like for young children, from first words to first situations. And, with lots of little shared moments between affectionate family members on display, children and parents alike will delight in poring over the pages of this picture book.
[An] ingenious new wordbook that actually entertain[s] and enlighten[s]. - The New York Times
The perfect gift for children 2-4 years of age that may just spark some early life review. - Spirituality & Practice
North American kids may puzzle at some of the different items featured in this book...but such differences serve to show the richness of differing family environments and provide opportunities for interaction...Picture My Day is a worthy addition to the preschool bookshelf. - Books for Kids Blog
This contemporary picture dictionary is perfect for toddlers and tots learning about all the objects and activities that make up their world. - CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials
Colored pen-and-ink illustrations are skillful, sweet, and simple. - School Library Journal
This engaging picture dictionary...will fit perfectly into the hands of toddlers...offers many opportunities for families to explore together. - Resource Links
Much larger and more thorough than many of the books of this type that are around, and quite a fun one to browse through together, and see how many of those things and activities are part of your own day. - Shelf Candy
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Parents' Choice Award, Books: Picture Book category, Recommended, 2012
Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Picture Book - Preschool category, Gold, 2012

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