• 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807501016
  • January 2000

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  • 9780807501023
  • March 2015

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  • In no way does the book pander to an audience or flaunt a segment of the population; it merely celebrates the beauty of all children, much like the spirit behind the Special Olympics…A book for all preschool classrooms.

    - Booklist

  • A simple concept book with wonderful full-color photographs…The photographs, viewed against a white background, appear to jump out on the page…This is a terrific concept book for preschoolers with the added bonus of exposing them to a group of children not usually seen in picture books.

    - School Library Journal

  • “In a world of increasingly complex ABC books, this one gets back to the basics…While the book is appropriate for any preschool classroom, teachers of special needs or integrated classrooms, or parents of children with Down syndrome, may particularly welcome this title.

    - The Horn Book Guide

  • A very welcome addition to school and public library collections.

    - Kirkus Reviews

Awards & Accolades

  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2000


    Common Core

    RI.K.5,6,7, 10 RF.K.1a,1b,1c