Nancy Knows

Nancy Knows

Book - 2014
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"An unforgettable look at memory -- and a playful reminder that sometimes you have to let go to tap in"--Jacket.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, Tundra Books,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781770494824
Branch Call Number: jp YOU NVD
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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cmlibrary_rkimray Nov 06, 2016

If you’ve ever struggled to recall an important date or fact, you'll relate to this sweet story. The beautiful illustrations are made up of simple line drawings filled with images of Young’s miniature paper sculptures. Perfect as a seek-and-find book or an introduction to categories, this charming book can be explored over and over.

MsMonica_0 Feb 03, 2015

An elephant never forgets? Not Nancy. She knows she's forgotten something, something important, but she just can't remember what that something is. Cleverly illustrated and humorous, Young explores how our memories work in a way that is relatable to young minds. A great lap time book to share or a fun read aloud for preschool through Kindergarten.

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mmcbeth29
Sep 29, 2014

In Nancy Knows, this elephant has forgotten something. The author goes through pages after page of things Nancy does remember. On these pages are unique illustrations that are part drawing and part paper creations. There are so many items, you could spend days with your child talking about the items, their shapes and their colors. Finally, when Nancy sits down to rest and forget, she finally remembers the one thing she couldn't.

I have never seen illustrations like these. For example, one page shows things on wheels. There are miniature items such as a wheelbarrow, shopping cart and tricycle. All of these are inside of the simple drawing of Nancy because these are things she remembers.

This book would be a wonderful teaching tool for the little ones. You could spend day after day naming each item and teaching new vocabulary. There are many items a young child would not yet know.

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mmcbeth29
Sep 29, 2014

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 6

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