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Mommy and Mikel Go For a Walk Paperback – September 27, 2007

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See reviews on Amazon's Review link. This story has been read to many elementary school students as well as to adults and in senior citizens' centers. It is enjoyed and appreciated by people of all ages. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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This was Ann (Ana) Morris' first published children's book. It practically wrote itself, as it is a true account of a walk she and Mikel took before computers. The story is one that both have always remembered and cherished. When Mikel read the book, he laughed and remembered the day. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 03 - 07
  • Paperback: 36 pages
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse Publishing (September 27, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 146704024X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1467040242
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,801,328 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
A very sweet story with adorable illustrations. It makes me remember back to when my mother took us on long walks through nature to learn, back to a time when your mother was your favorite teacher. The author tells a charming tale - from personal experience - that everyone can relate to. A perfect book for mothers to read to their children. Loved it!
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A refreshing change from the movie and comic book tie-ins that seem to make up so much of children's literature these days. On the surface, this is just a deceptively simple story about a mother and a son going for an everyday walk together. There's a lot more going on here than that, though. First, "Mommy works a lot," making this a special one on one time. As the story progresses, we are shown the wonderful bond between the mother and son, made manifest in Mommy's patience and willingness to answer every question asked of her, and in Mikel's trust that Mommy's answers are correct. When Mommy doesn't have an answer, she doesn't cop out and give some lame answer like, "Well, maybe you'll learn this in school." Instead, she takes steps to find the answer and in doing so, she is showing Mikel how to go about finding things like this out.
For an adult, reading this book to a child, there are a couple of messages here that Ms. Morris gets across without sermonizing. First, the time spent together between a child and parent is precious, that the memories produced will last a lifetime. Equally importantly, a parent will be reminded that they are their child's first and most important teacher.
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By JC on May 29, 2013
Format: Paperback
This book has become one of my favourite books for children!

This is a story told in a simple way by author Ann Morris, based on her own experience with her son Mikel, that will surely make readers smile, whether recalling episodes of the rides with their parents, or, as parents recalling the experiences with their children, or both!

Besides having colourful illustrations done by Avery Liell-Kok that tend to attract the attention of children, this story, which begins with a daily walk in the park, leads us through the adventure of knowledge and learning things that could be very common for adults, but that make great discoveries for children: from the name of a bird, to solving a mystery.

This is definitely an excellent reading choice to share with our little ones.
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Format: Hardcover
Ann has done an excellent job of capturing a special moment in time with her son using vivid illustrations. It all starts when she takes a day off from work to spend quality time with her seven year old son by taking him for a walk. Along their walk her son stops and makes wonderful and ordinary discoveries seem extraordinary by asking all the curious questions children ask at a young age. The warm affection and great admiration they share for each shines through as Ann repeatedly assures her son that he can trust in her judgment. This book offers an opportunity to relive the wonder years through the eyes of an inquisitive boy and I look forward to sharing it with my grandson and the students in my class. I highly recommend this book for bilingual families with young children and bilingual educators as this book is available in both an English and Spanish version. I am adding a copy in my second grade classroom library because it's an excellent resource for educators to teach about the wonder of discovery and exploration.
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Format: Kindle Edition
A copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

Mommy and Mikel going for a walk, but Mikel didn't want to put some warm clothes on. But later on, he was glad that Mommy brought his coat. It was cold.

On their way they find lots of thing to look at. One of them was goldfinch with yellow and black feathers.
Next they saw a field with white flowers. Mommy explained they are daisies. Next they come across poison ivy. since Mikel didn't know what they were, he wanted to touch them. But mommy just held him up to do so. she had to explain, what they are.
Next they came to a river. And here they saw an brown animal swimming in the river. They didn't know what it was, so decided to go home, get mums car and would drive to the library.

Arriving there, they looked up many books to find out what animal they had seen.
Will they find out what animal it was they saw swimming in the river?

A great book for children and to learn about nature and animals and where you can find out what you are looking for.

Excellent done with great and colorful drawings. Well done Ann Morris.
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Format: Kindle Edition
The story was more than just taking a walk with your mom, it was seeing things out in the world and then wanting to learn from them. It was a great story for any child who loves picture books and animals. The story shows that we learn from just exploring our world, and asking questions. When we don't know the answers, we strive to find our answers and learn. A wonderful story. Recommend it to any child, even those who can only look at the pictures.
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An inquisitive, strong-headed rascal of a boy is taken on a walk by his mummy and he soon learns that mum's do know best! On the journey we learn about a goldfinch and not to touch poison ivy - that's why I always go for walks with my slugs as they love poison ivy. This is an educational and warm story written from the heart with lovely, colourful illustrations. Slug-tastic!
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