"Provides youngsters with an almost sensory experience." — School Library Journal
Hands can do all kinds of things — wave hello and good-bye, play peekaboo, touch things, clap, even tie a shoe. For the very young, hands are a never-ending source of discovery and a means of mastery in an ever-unfolding world. With singsong rhythm, simple design, and alluring color photos of toddlers, Hands Can invites the littlest readers to discover the many things hands can do.
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This inviting offering provides youngsters with an almost sensory experience in which they can appreciate how their hands help them to explore and interact with their world. —School Library Journal
In HANDS CAN by Cheryl Villis Hudson, photos by John-Francis Bourke, a simple rhyming text and crisp photos of toddlers depict a number of activities to inspire youngsters to discover the world with their own hands. —Publishers Weekly
The book's loose structure, open-ended topic, and eye-catching photos leave plenty of space for conversation between young children and those who read aloud to them, a real plus in books for the very young. —Booklist
The preschoolers portrayed are young enough that their motions are still not self-conscious and are chubbily short of precision, gently touching all they meet, readers included. —Chicago Tribune
Children are sure to reach for this book again and again. —Scholastic Parent & Child