Follow the Leader

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
4 Reviews
Follow the leader is fun! Who doesn't love to hop and skip and trot and squat and leap behind the leader? Who doesn't love to be the leader? Welcome to Erica Silverman's clever game. As one child follows another and longs for a turn to lead, readers will share all the joy of their exuberant play -- and its occasional frustration, too. G. Brian Karas's bold, brilliant pictures feature endearing boys who make the game truly enchanting.

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User Review  - Amanda Funnell - Goodreads

Rhyming book that could be used to introduce a fun game of follow the leader. Read full review

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User Review  - Natalie Haskins - Goodreads

Who doesn't love follow the leader? The kids will jump into the playfulness that these characters share together, as well as the frustrations. It would be a great book to demonstrate what it takes to ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

ERICA SILVERMAN received a Theodore Seuss Geisel Honor for the original Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa book, the first of six books. In addition, she has written many books for children, including "When the Chickens Went on Strike", " Big Pumpkin", and "Don't Fidget a Feather". She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Children's author and illustrator, G. Brian Karas was born in Milford, Connecticut in 1957. After graduating from Paier School of Art, he worked as a greeting card artist and a commercial illustrator. Home on the Bayou, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, was his first illustrated book. Since then, he has illustrated over seventy books for children. Titles authored and/or illustrated by Karas have won numerous other awards. Saving Sweetness written by Diane Stanley was a Capitol Choices Noteworthy Book for Children in 1996, received a Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon in 1996, and was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1996. Like Butter on Pancakes by Jonathan London was a School Library Journal Best Book of 1995. The Class Artist, written and illustrated by Karas, was a Smithsonian Magazine's Notable Book for Children in 2001 and received the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio 2002 Best Book Gold Award.

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