Caldecott Medal and Honor winner Simms Taback has leant his dino-sized artistry to dozens of acclaimed books for children, including those in this award-winning series. Per the Horn Book, Mr. Taback?s art ?sings with color and movement and humor and personality.? He lives in Ventura, California.
Join Simms Taback great and fun characters for some fun, drawing, coloring and learning activities!! Caldecott award-winning illustrator Simms Taback offers a lively, interactive My Very First Activity Book as only he could make it! Counting, colors, animals, animal baby names, and other simple concepts (first/last,...[more]
What kid wouldn’t like being encouraged to Swing Like a Monkey, Wiggle Like an Octopus, and now Quack Like a Duck!? This lively little series encourages younger kids to recognize, say, and act out sounds and movements. Amid all the fun, little minds will be picking up pre-reading and language skills. MEOW...[more]
The perfect peek-a-book for peek-a-boo babies! Peek-a-boo, I see…a parrot! A rabbit! A frog! This captivating peek-under-the-flap book by Caldecott medalist Simms Taback is an evergreen favorite. Taback’s bright, oh-so-charming animals, and clever guess-what’s-next text make this interactive...[more]
A write-it-yourself book of lists! What kid wouldn\'t be interested in a book that\'s all about everything they like, wish for, think about, dream, fear, aspire to, etc.? Includes a cardstock cover and an attached elastic band for keeping the book closed (and private) and holding interior pages open...[more]
Beloved illustrator Simms Taback\'s bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to beginning concept board books in 1-2-3.
Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback\'s bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Count: 4, 5, 6, young readers follow along counting cookies and shoes, hats and cats.
Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback\'s bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Zoom, colorful vehicles roll along on two wheels, four wheels, and more.
Beloved illustrator Simms Taback\'s bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to beginning concept board books in Animals.
This interactive concept board book is genius-made-simple, inviting kids to identify similarities and differences between animals and themselves. The engaging, question-and-answer format is a proven hit with the youngest readers. Preschool skills are reinforced as kids explore which body parts they...[more]
Caldecott Medal winner Simms Taback\'s vibrant illustrations and Harriet Ziefert\'s rhythmic text will have young readers prancing and dancing with delight. Swing Like a Monkey features animals on a jaunty walk to the zoo. This sturdy board book with lenticular artwork on the cover will get kids on their...[more]
Caldecott Medal winner Simms Taback\'s vibrant illustrations and Harriet Ziefert\'s rhythmic text will have young readers waddling, wiggling, swaying, and swooping with delight. The animals in Wiggle Like an Octopus are ready for a dip in the sea. This sturdy board book with lenticular artwork on the...[more]
In Can You Smile?, Simms Taback\'s animals explore the many ways that humans express happiness. Parents and children bring the puppet bear to life as they laugh, sing, throw kisses, shout, and . . . smile! Children are sure to be delighted as they learn about animals, sounds, and facial expressions in...[more]
Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, Simms Taback\'s bright colors and bold illustrations bring a fresh look to this beginning concept board book. In Mommies and Babies, young readers meet baby chick, piglet, kitten, and more.
This follow-up to Simms Taback\'s Safari Animals presents six city animals in a guessing-game format: a pigeon, a police horse, a squirrel, a dog, a cat, a swan--all poster-size illustrations in Taback\'s one-of-a-kind style.
Here's a book that's also a guessing game! Turn the page for your first clue: "I have a huge mane." Open the flap and you'll see another: "I can roar." Open one more, and you'll see the answer to the riddle: "It's a lion!" In this colorful book of safari animals, the award-winning art of Simms Taback...[more]
Turn the page for your first clue: “I have curly hair.” Open the flap and you’ll see another clue: “I say ‘Baa.’” Open one more and you’ll see the answer to the riddle: “I’m a lamb.” This is a fun, interactive book featuring five barnyard favorites (rooster, goat, cow, sheep, and...[more]
A boisterous parade of farm animals on their way to the barn certainly can cause quite a stir. With the cow mooing, the piglet oinking, the duck quacking, the chickens pecking and the cat meowing, it\'s a wonder they arrive at all. When they all get to the barn, children will clamor to make their own...[more]
Children love to imitate animals, and this rhyming text invites them to join right in and squeal, hiss, and hoot along with all the noisy forest animals.
How many different ways of walking can you name? Join a parade of animals on their way to the zoo to find out! Can you prance like a lion? Dance like a gazelle? Can you saunter like a giraffe? Kangaroo jump? March like a camel with a bumpity hump? Simms Taback\'s big, bright, and bold illustrations make...[more]
The reader is asked: What kind of walking can you do today? This starts a promenade of sea creatures that scoot, slither, dash, or slide across the pages. A lobster dances, a penguin flaps, and an octopus twists. Once all 11 animals are introduced, readers are invited to join them as they head for a...[more]
This deceptively simple, excitingly illustrated board book is based on a telling theme — that baby animals are known by names quite different from their parents (cow and calf, goat and kid). The text is perfectly targeted to the youngest children, who will thoroughly enjoy lifting the flaps and matching...[more]
This deceptively simple, excitingly illustrated board book is based on a telling theme — that every animal has its own distinct sound. The text is perfectly targeted to the youngest children, who will thoroughly enjoy lifting the flaps and imitating the animals\' sounds. The sumptuously colorful illustrations...[more]
Guess what doesn’t fit on an average-size page? With a format that provides an ideal means of dino-discovery, simple clues give hints and interactive pages unfold to reveal five popular prehistoric beasts. Kids can sharpen their dino-smarts, play a little guessing game, and— whoa!—is that a T-Rex...[more]