|aPercy plays it safe |cStuart J. Murphy ; [illustrations by Tim Jones]
|aWatertown, MA |bCharlesbridge|cc2010
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill., maps |c18 x 22 cm.
|aI see I learn. Health and safety skills/Playground safety
|aAfter playing boisterously at the playground, Percy learns how to keep himself and his friends safe and still have a good time. Includes questions about the text and a note to parents about visual learning
For all youngsters who get boisterous, noisome, or just plain carried away on the playground, this I See I Learn(R) book uses clear visual cues and an easy-to-follow story to teach children the fundamentals of playground safety. Percy loves the Stay and Play park near his house. When Percy plays at the park, he's a monster Roaring and growling, he climbs up the slide, stomps in the sandbox, and jumps off the swing. But the other kids are nervous when he does this, and it's easy to get hurt. Will he ever learn how to be a safe monster? Part of the sixteen book I SEE I LEARN(R) series for happier, healthier, more confident children
Stuart J. Murphy, author of the award-winning MathStart books (HarperCollins), has developed a new series for Charlesbridge: I See I Learn(R). The I See I Learn(R) books feature simple stories and visual learning strategies to help young children learn important social, emotional, health and safety, and cognitive skills. Stuart, a visual learning specialist, has also served on the authorship teams of a number of major educational programs. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Stuart and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston, Massachusetts, near their children and three grandchildren, Jack, Madeleine, and Camille.