“Where’s the Baboon? A 2-in-1 Book Game”
If you love word games and riddles, you’ll love Michael Escoffier’s and Kris Di Giacomo’s Where’s the Baboon?
“Who made this painting?”
“Who is having a birthday?”
Illustrations provide context clues and the colored letters help to answer the questions.
This book promotes imagination and discovery.
TITLE: Where’s the Baboon? A 2-in-1 Book Game
AUTHOR: Michael Escoffier
ILLUSTRATOR: Kris Di Giacomo
PUBLISHER: Enchanted Lion Books, 2015
AGE GROUP: 5-8
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: imagination, discovery
1) Create your own hidden word game and play with a friend.
2) Take one of the words from the story and invent a new animal based on the remaining letters. For example: if the word is headmaster, the hidden animal word is hamster, the remaining letters are e, d, a. Use these three letters to invent a new animal. Pick three traits from your favorite animal to help create your new animal.
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