With more than 60 fiction and nonfiction titles for children to her credit, Aliki has been delighting her many fans since her first book was published in 1960. Born in New Jersey, she now lives in New York City.
Aliki's books for young readers include the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out titles Digging Up Dinosaurs, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, My Feet, and My Hands. Other nonfiction books by Aliki include How a Book Is Made, Mummies Made in Egypt, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, My Visit to the Zoo, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and William Shakespeare & the Globe.
This is a great book in the classroom to help introduce listening and the sense of hearing to students.
This book has great illustrations and teaches kids to listen to the environment around them instead of always making noise.
Buy the book, read the book with a child or children you love, and then go take your own listening walks, and do so often.
My girls love this book! We now have listening walks and experience our neighborhood in a whole new way!Published 5 days ago by Swaggtastic
We loved the book! Now when we go for a walk, my student is visual impaired, we always have a "Listening Walk".Published 1 month ago by Kimberly A Petersen
What a lovely book. It's been a good reminder to us to take a deep breath and occasionally just focus on the world around us instead of always chattering (which is a good thing,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tamara
This is wonderful book about taking the time to be quiet and notice the sounds all around. I plan on using this book to introduce the idea of mindful listening to young people. Read morePublished 7 months ago by MH Hunt
I purchased this book because I am a music teacher and I plan to read it to my students before taking them on a listening walk to hear all the sounds in nature. It's perfect!Published 11 months ago by Sarah Brown
I read this little book before wrapping for Christmas. Very sweet story with beautiful images. Hopefully my 7 and 3 year old granddaughters will enjoy it as much as I did!Published 17 months ago by bbinmbsc