This timeless poem, from the author of the classic Treasure Island, tells the story of a boy who transforms his toy city into a stately kingdom.
Block City This timeless poem from the author of the classic Treasure Island tells the story of a boy who transforms his toy city into a stately kingdom
I was picking out books for my 5 year old at the library and hesitated with this one, wondering if it would be too babyish for him I checked it out anyway, and I m glad I did Once I realized it was the Robert Louis Stevenson poem I was happy, since both of my kids seem to enjoy listening to his poetry and I like reading it The illustrations ended up being kind of interesting, too My son was intrigued by the last few pages where reality seems to start to mix with the fantasy world of the block ci [...]
I was intrigued by the fact that the author if this was Robert Louis Stevenson Turns out that it s one of his poems all illustrated up and formatted as a picture book I enjoyed the poem, as it s one I d read many moons ago, but I also really enjoyed the illustrations, which was a bit of a surprise Overall, I think this book was wonderful, and I would use it again.
Lovely illustations Cute story My little one really enjoyed this Great way to spark imagination.
This was a fun read, and the illustrations really helped the kids understand the actual story.
Block City is a lush, colorful block building adventure, with text from the classic poem by Robert Louis Stevenson Daniel Kirk s bright illustrations capture the pure joy and imagination of the little boy as Stevenson s words set the magical tone Hazel says I like blocks and this has lots of blocks We give this book 5 stars for pure, lovely fun
Block City is a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, is illustrated by Daniel Kirk author illustrator of Bus Stop, Bus Go and Library Mouse among many others all well worth reading to the picture book set The illustration is beautiful and adds greatly to the beauty of the poem.
I was so surprised to discover that the poem in this book is by Robert Louis Stevenson While the illustrations are not my style, the bright colors are appealing and I appreciate that the illustrations tell a visual story that perfectly accompanies the poem We will be reading this book a lot
We are big fans of playing with wooden blocks in our family and looked forward to reading a story about building a block city by the sea Cute poem and idea The illustrations are well done, but the child who s the main character has creepy looking eyes.
This story focuses on shapes in NYC I liked it because of the illustrations and the partciular focus on the European terms This would be great for a lesson with culture, and then I could incorporate some geometry as well.
STEM, Blocks, colors, rhyming, legos
This book adopt for the young children, i enjoy the process for his build the cattle It is interesting.
Inspiration to get your kiddo creating their own block cities.
Great illustrations to accompany the classic poem of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Very colorful, clean, bold pictures and a chid s impagination It rhymes Great for a preschool read aloud.
The boys are currently playing with blocks We just read this and their imagination was sparked.