From Head to Toe

Citation: Carle, E. (1997). From head to toe. New York, NY: HarperCollins. From Head to Toe

Ages: 0-8

Grades: PreSchool – Grade 2

Description:  In From Head to Toe, Carle invites children to mimic the movements of different animals. The book is written in a question and answer format, which encourages the reader’s participation.

Use: From Head to Toe is an ideal book for a preschool or toddler storytime. The large, colorful images will be easily seen by the whole group, and the question and answer format will instantly have children attempting to mimic the motions of the animals.  The book can be used during a program on animals, or in a Carle-themed celebration.

Review Sources:

Devereaux, E. & Roback, D. (1997). Forecasts: Children’s books. Publisher’s Weekly, 244(7):210.

Kirkus Reviews. (1997).  From Head to Toe. [Review of the book From Head to Toe]. Retrieved from:

Tags: animal movements, sports

Published by

Faith Burns

Sch of Inform and Libr Science