STEAM | 12 October 2015Learning Words: One Thousand Things Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Learning words and vocabulary is critical for little minds that are busy learning about the world around them. Color, illustration, and words are a fantastic combination for introducing new words in a memorable way. The sweet and colorful art by illustrator Anna Kovecses (whose art style some of you grownups may recognize) in One Thousand Things categorizes things and words in a way that will have little ones exclaiming and pointing out their favorites–whether colors, fruits, animals, or things in nature. Take a peek below to see some of the word families the book explores. Excerpted from One Thousand Things Can you name your colors? Pink Red Blue Olive Navy Purple Brown Orange Gray Yellow Aqua Green Rose What’s in the fruit bowl? Plum Pear Cherry Apple Pineapple Grapes Mango Peach Orange Strawberry Watermelon Banana What can you find in outer space? Sun Moon Rocket Planet Star Astronaut Author: Anna Kovecses Format: Hardcover, 80 Pages ISBN: 9781847807021 Pub date: Sept 3, 2015 Publisher: Wide-Eyed Editions Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: $16.99 / £12.99 Find out what one thousand really looks like in this visual encyclopedia of first words to see and say. Search-and-find Little Mouse on every page and discover new words with every turn of the page. Stylishly laid out, the book is arranged by theme and features fully illustrated collections of “things”, each clearly labeled and easy to recognize. This value-packed 80 page book covers everything from space, to the human body, to the world around us, bringing contemporary appeal to a classic subject. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.