Wild About Camping

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Pub Date 28 Jun 2022 | Archive Date 30 Jun 2022
Nimbus Publishing, Nimbus Publishing Limited

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A bold and joyful picture book about the joys of camping, following a brother and sister on their first camp-out, and the wild animals they encounter!

Out the door, down the stairs
Chatting, chirping jays.
In the car, winding roads
Dozing, snoozing bears.

Are you wild about camping?

In this delightful picture book, a brother and sister are excited for their first camping trip! On each page they experience all the fun of setting off for the woods, and readers will delight in seeing the siblings' actions mirrored by wild animals. From yanking the cords to get the tent set up (pulling, tugging moose) to swimming in the lake (floating, bobbing loons) to laughing and singing around the campfire (calling, hooting owls), kids and animals alike experience all the fun of a good camp-out. Featuring lilting text and bright, joyful artwork, this read-aloud will quickly become a campfire favourite.

A bold and joyful picture book about the joys of camping, following a brother and sister on their first camp-out, and the wild animals they encounter!

Out the door, down the stairs

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ISBN 9781774710432
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Wild About Camping is a really fun, easy to read book for young children. I loved the adventures of the children in the book and the accompanying animal illustrations doing similar things. A must-read to get kids exciting about being outdoors!

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Wild About Camping is a cute, easy-to-read book with beautiful and colorful illustrations. The structure of the book makes it easy for young readers to try reading this story on their own. I loved seeing the two young campers on one side of the book and then the different wildlife animals doing similar things.

A fun little story about camping and all the fun activities you get to do. Thank you NetGalley and Nimbus Publishing for the advanced copy. All opinions are my own.

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A fun book about camping with kids. I will purchasing this for my own kids as well as the library. Lovely illustrations to go along with the story.

Thanks NetGalley for this ARC!

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"Wild about Camping" is a children's picture book for very young children and would be an excellent read-aloud book. Full color pictures show a brother and sister going on camping trip. Similar to Peanuts stories with Charlie Brown, no adults are shown, although they must surely be there driving the car, starting the fire, cooking the food. The children's activities are echoed by woodland animals doing similar things on the facing page.
"In the lake on our backs
Floating, bobbing loons."
Lilting text and onamotapia make for a calming and easy read. Reminds me of "Goodnight Moon". Pictures are simple and cute. I recommend this book for families with infants and toddlers.

I received a digital copy of this book in excuse for my honest review for Netgalley.

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This was perfect my my animal loving early reader! The illustrations are bright and colorful and she loved that the animals matched with what the siblings were doing. This was great reading practice with simple but fun words for her to read on her own. This was great for a summer bed time story. Thank you to the publishers for providing us with an ARC!

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"Out the door, down the stairs
Chatting, chirping jays.
In the car, winding roads
Dozing, snoozing bears."

From the get-go this delightful book oozes adventure, excitement and happiness. Who doesn't love a-camping-outdoor's experience? An adorable duo, a brother and sister, are about to go on their first camping trip and they are wound up and ready to discover all the joy that it can bring.

The reader is invited to come along and join in their merriment as they set up their tent (with the help of a huge moose ), swim in the lake (surrounded by floating loons ), and enjoy great fun around the evening campfire ( singing and laughing and hooting as they call owls). Not only do the kids have a blast but the animals that they encounter share their enthusiasm and mimic the things that the kids are engaged in.

The artwork is colourful, full of activity and detail. The text is limited to one sentence per page making it a great book for beginning readers to tackle and it is a great vocabulary builder. Overall the book is a celebration of camping in the wild and lends itself to a great read aloud as well. Kids will love the book and I highly recommend it.

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an electronic copy to read in exchange for an honest review.

This was a super cute and will be a fun board book to add to Baby's library. The illustrations are bright and colourful. There are some great vocabulary words in the text as well.

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