Arlo Needs Glasses (Hardcover)

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An interactive picture book--full of flaps, tabs, and even glasses to try on--about a lovable dog named Arlo, who discovers how much fun wearing glasses can be. Full color.


Publisher Workman Pub Co
Mfg Part# 9780761168799
SKU 226324425
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0761168796
Release Date 5/1/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5L x 1T
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Editors Note Every child who wears glasses will know just how Arlo feels, and will feel better because of it. And every parent will want that child to know that glasses are cool and fun and enable us to do the things we want to do. Take Arlo: He's a shaggy, free-spirited dog who loves to play catch, until one day he can't. He can't see the ball anymore. He needs glasses!In this inventive, interactive picture book created by Barney Saltzberg, the bespectacled author of Beautiful Oops!, who charms young readers and their parents with a perfect light touch and joyful spirit, kids get to do just what Arlo does to solve his problem. They read an eye chart, look through a fold-out phoropter (that big machine optometrists use), and try on different pairs of glasses?movie star glasses! superhero glasses! mad scientist glasses! And they interact with Arlo as he rediscovers how to be the best ball-catcher in the neighborhood and picks up a new favorite pastime along the way?reading! One out of five school-age children needs glasses. Arlo will show them just how lucky they are.
Editors Note 1 After visiting the eye doctor and getting fitted with glasses, Arlo the dog is able to catch the ball thrown by his owner. Includes eye chart, fold-out vision-testing machine, and four pairs of try-on glasses.
Annotation When Arlo, a sweet, very fluffy dog, starts having trouble fetching the ball, a trip to the optometrist is in order. It turns out that Arlo needs glasses! The process of looking at the eye chart, and trying on different frame styles is shared through clever pop-ups, pull-tabs, and fold-outs. With bright, lively artwork.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 03
Number of Pages 0024
Publisher Workman Publishing

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