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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
These Are...Shapes by Cintia Roman-Garbelotto and Valentina Garbelotto is an educational book for kids that introduces them to different shapes. The book covers basic shapes such as: square, rectangle, circle, oval, triangle and heart. The rhyming quotes, the characters, and the illustrations make reading the book an interactive session and learning becomes fun and easy. Along with the other books in this series on colors and numbers, it forms a great set to own by parents who have pre-school kids. Apart from introducing kids to the shapes they see around them, the book also makes them more observant of their surroundings and encourages them to try to recognize various shapes.
The book is good for parents and grandparents to read out during bedtime to kids and grandkids. The illustrations are bright and colorful and they express the author's thoughts and concepts very clearly so that it's easy for children to comprehend. The book is useful in school libraries, especially for teachers who are introducing kids to numbers, colors and shapes. Shapes form an integral part of our lives and kids should be taught the basic shapes when they start learning about the basic colors and counting from numbers 1 - 10. The book will appeal to kids because of its fun and interactive way of teaching them about shapes. The author's words make the book a perfect read for both native English speakers as well as bilingual speakers.