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Ups & Downs at the Boardwalk: A Picture Book of Opposites

Ups & Downs at the Boardwalk: A Picture Book of Opposites (Careers for Kids 5)

by Karl Beckstrand

FBT review:

Discover a colorful world of opposites at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in this vibrant children's eBook. "Ups & Downs at the Boardwalk: A Picture Book of Opposites" by Karl Beckstrand takes readers on a fun-filled adventure, teaching them about contrasting concepts like smile and frown, red and blue, and much more. With engaging illustrations that captivate young minds and a rhyming verse that aids in language comprehension, this book is perfect for children ages 2-7. Join the Pacific Islander and Hispanic characters as they explore marine animals, water sports, and delicious boardwalk treats. Ideal for beginner readers, ESL learners, and parents looking for an educational and entertaining eBook, this title is a must-have for your children's digital library.

Publisher Description:

“Vivid colors…maintain the attention of the very young.” - Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite

A multicultural children’s book of contrasts and opposites with online secrets, a sea lion, and bright illustrations for concept comprehension (learn colors, verbs, and nouns for beginning readers; girls and boys ages 2 – 7, preschool – 2nd grade; ESL/ELL/EFL, Easy to read & level 1 ESOL/ESE).

#1 in the Sports Books for Kids series. Discover marine animals/ecology, water sports, rides, and foods in this educational book with counting activity and parts of speech. Set at the historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (surf amusement park) in California, this kids’ book has Pacific Islander and Hispanic characters and vivid illustrations for language comprehension. Explore this book in Spanish, bilingual, and ebook versions.

“Smile, frown, sky, and ground…. Red, yellow, blue, brown…. Leap and bound, verb and noun, sight, smell, taste, sound.”

LOOK inside! The perfect length picture book for kids (not too long for adults): 26 full-color 8"x10" pages, 93 simple read-aloud words in verse—double for bilingual—written and illustrated by award-winning and best-selling author and college media instructor Karl Beckstrand (don’t miss his 60 books).

Get all four children’s sports books in a bundle: Polar Bear Bowler: A Story Without Words; Great Cape o’ Colors: Career Costumes for Kids; Gopher Golf: A Wordless Picture Book; The Dancing Flamingos of Lake Chimichanga: KidsWorldBooks (Premio Publishing, worldwide rights © Aug. 2012; see classroom lesson plans), libraries, schools, and all major book distributors. None of our multiracial picture books discuss CRT, gender, or orientation. Library of Congress control number: 2012912901; JNF020010, JUV009030, JUV009040, JUV054000; Lexile 220-500, eISBN: 978-1301623037, ISBN: 978-1479168941

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