picture book to teach your child about various shapes. On
the first page you'll discover various size circles, a triangle,
some rectangles, ovals, a small arc, and two half circles.
Watch as a little mouse (see bottom of page) begins to manipulate
these shapes into a monkey. As you turn the pages you'll see
the monkey take shape. Then the mouse goes on to rearrange
the monkey parts into another animal.
This is a clever way to teach shapes to a youngster, but I
think it makes more sense to make some shapes out of heavy
paper and let your child arrange them into various objects.
You could use this book as a template to show the youngster
what to do.
I'd get this book from the library rather than purchase it,
because your child probably won't want to reread this book
a lot unless the large colorful illustrations capture his/her