Fun and Games
Fun and Games
Follow a diverse group of children as they enjoy their favorite games! Readers can delight in familiar play like hide-and-seek to more unusual activities like tangrams, all while learning about the importance of taking turns and participating. Includes educational endnotes about the cultural origins of the featured games and toys.
Written by Celeste Cortright
Illustrated by Sophie Fatus
Format : Paperback
Product Dimensions: 10 x 9.75 inches
Page Count: 24 pages
Age Range: Ages 3-7 years
MULTICULTURAL: Games and toys originating from Greece, Italy, China, Germany and ancient Egypt are enjoyed by a diverse group of children and unpacked in the end notes. Also includes references to Nigeria, Jamaica, England, Antarctica, Japan and North America.
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Reinforces the importance of taking turns and participating while also acknowledging that games sometimes involve winning and losing.
CAPTIVATING ILLUSTRATIONS: Colorful, lively illustrations from masterful illustrator Sophie Fatus invite readers in to play along!
EDUCATIONAL ENDNOTES: Endnotes include little-known information about the geographic and cultural origins of the featured games and toys as well as fun facts.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
"Cortright’s appealing prose and Fatus’s joyful illustrations result in a picture book that appeals to children and offers ideas for future entertainment. A pleasing picture book sure to inspire children to have fun on their own or with friends" – School Library Journal
Written by - Celeste Cortright
Celeste Cortright grew up in Connecticut, USA, and now works as a design director when she’s not writing children’s books for Barefoot! She and her partner live in Boston, Massachusetts, USA with their cat.
Illustrated by - Sophie Fatus
Sophie Fatus is a full-time artist who is known for her exuberant illustrations. She was born in Paris into a family of artists and now lives in Florence with her partner and two cats.