Monday, April 30, 2018
Dr. Seuss's 100 First Words: Jan Gerardi
How does this book not exist already? Well, it does, but it is spread out through Dr. Seuss' collection of works. Here now are 100 words illustrated by Jan Gerardi in Dr. Seuss' style. Grouped in categories and introduced by cats in hats, A, B, and C, first readers may learn and be entertained, simultaneously.
There are Wild Animals and Farm Animals, Outside and Home, Clothes and Pets included. The board book is large, so the entries do not feel compressed. I find it particularly fun to recognize familiar characters: Red Fish, Blue Fish, Yertle, and more.
Blocks of color frame the featured illustrated words. White portions hold the iconic font. Enjoy this introduction to the Dr.!
Dr. Seuss's 100 First Words
illustrated by Jan Gerardi
Random House, 2018