Description: Scarry’s The Rooster Struts is a simple story that introduces readers to different animals and the concepts of how they move. Sentences are short and the images are large, which lends to a young child storytime. Different animals are mentioned, including roosters, chicks, bears, and ants.
Uses: The Rooster Struts can be used in a baby or toddler storytime. The simple pictures and short sentences lend to reading for large groups. Teachers and librarians can read each sentence, and then ask the children to mimic each animal’s movements.
Review Sources: The Rooster Struts. (n.d.). Publisher’s Weekly. Retrieved from: http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-375-83006-8
Search Terms: animals, animal movements, concept books