Let's Go For a Walk

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Pub Date 8 Jun 2021 | Archive Date 29 Jun 2021

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Walking in the country, by the sea, or in the town, so many wonderful things to see if you stop and look around! Go on your very own walk guided by Ranger Hamza with this book that can be used again and again.

Take this book with you on any walk, wherever you live, with suggestions from Ranger Hamza for things to look out for. Can you see a red thing? A tall thing? Can you find something smooth, and something rough? What can you smell, and what can you hear? As well as things to spot on the walk, each spread contains fascinating Hamza facts.

Turn every walk, long or short, into an interactive, playful, learning adventure.

Can be used on any kind of walk, in any location, and any duration, over and over again.

Will help young hikers look at the world around them in a new way.

Can also be read at home, with readers spotting the details in the beautiful illustrations.

Perfect for families looking to make their regular outings more fun, whether in the city or the country: Let's Go For a Walk!

Walking in the country, by the sea, or in the town, so many wonderful things to see if you stop and look around! Go on your very own walk guided by Ranger Hamza with this book that can be used again...

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This fab interactive book will make for great reading with young children just before a walk and then to use throughout the walk.

It promotes children to explore the environment around them, searching the details of their surroundings and learn. As the children explore and interact with the book each page asks the children if they can find something that is, for example, the same colour as the one that is identified on that page, so say ‘red’. It then goes on to name some objects that could be present which is of that colour like ‘red leaves, red flowers, red car, red door, etc’ which give them little prompts of what they may see in their environment.

This is a fab book that I think all children should have on their bookshelf, either at home or at their early years setting they attend. It promotes their understanding of the world, as well as most of the other 6 areas of learning.

As an early years educator, I think this book is a must have to support young children and a great way to promote exercise and getting outdoors!

** I received an advanced copy of this ebook to read and review. Thank you NetGalley, the author and publisher for allowing me this opportunity. **

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My daughter absolutely loves this programme on the TV so it was a must read when I saw the book advertised!
Some really simple questions and games that you can ask your kids when out and about - some things that won't even occur to some parents, but will make so much difference to a child having fun.. My daughter loves nature, so it's a great distraction when out so she doesn't complain about how much her legs are aching!
Great illustrations too

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This is a fun little book with lots of useful information about environment and many other things. I like the illustrations and the colour palette. Using this as an activity book would be so much fun. Good work!

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Review to come to blog/goodreads on the 8th of June.

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

I love to walk and so I just had to give this book a shot. What kind of things would they discuss on what you can do and discover on a walk?

Meet Ranger Hamza, he will be leading us through this book and through all the things we can do on a walk. We come past parks and beaches to streets at night and day. I loved that we didn’t just stay on the streets but went so many different places as well. Each page is about a different thing. On one page he recommends looking up, seeing clouds, birds, and more in the sky. On another he recommends the opposite. Look down. What do you see? I had fun seeing what was next on each page. There was nothing new for me. When I walk I already do most of these. Well, except the touching. I just don’t like touching things, unless I can clean my hands pretty soon afterwards.

But while none of these are new to me (even as a kid I looked all around me and dashed left and right to see everything, haha, hello ADHD), I am sure that many kids could use a reminder that a walk is not just walking, but also looking, imagining, having fun, collecting, and more.

The art was good and I really liked the cute style.

All in all, a fun book. Not sure if I recommend taking a book along for a walk, as I am sure the parents have to carry it in the end, or maybe the book gets forgotten in all the excitement, but I am sure this would be a nice prelude to a walk. Do a page per walk. Prepare for it. Maybe look on maps to see what is a fun route for that page.

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I really liked this simple, but effective, book about all the things you can see, do and experience on a walk in your local area. It links to the CBeebies series Let's Go for a Walk and includes using most of the senses, basic literacy and numeracy skills and above all becoming more aware of the natural world around you. The illustrations are bright and attractive and work well with the text. I think it works well for the younger audience it's aimed at and will be a good book to promote as part of this years Summer Reading Challenge and to generate ideas for interactive walks.

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I loved this book! Everyone in our house are massive fans of Ranger Hamza and his programme on CBeeBies, so I really wanted to check this book out as well. It is a perfect read for very young readers who want to expore the world around them. TRavelling through familiar places - a street, a park, Ranger Hamza teaches us to look around and engage all our senses to spot shapes, sizes, letter and numbers. This book is full or lovely illustrations as well that complement the text of the book. Big thumbs up!

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This is a great book all about different things that can be discovered on a walk. It links to the cbeebies series 'Let's go for a walk and is written by the presenter Ranger Hamza.

The book visits the park, the beach and streets and towns (during day and night time )
There is so much detail and vocabulary in this book introduced in a fun and interesting way. The illustrations are vibrant and appealing to young children.
Children are encouraged to look everywhere. One page is about looking up in the sky and the next is all about looking down below! There are questions throughout to encourage children to search their surroundings. What is the tallest thing you can see? Can you spot something that flies?

The book also helps children to explore their senses. What can you smell right now when you sniff the air? What sounds can you hear? There are also lots of examples for children to try and spot in their own surroundings.

The book goes on to look at shapes, numbers and letters in the environment. There is so much to learn!

This would be a great book to have in an Early Years setting and could be dipped into to reinforce a local area, minibeast or senses topic. I can imagine reading a page and then going for a walk to explore that particular theme. It would also make a lovely addition to a school library or book corner.

Thank you to Quarto Publishing Group and NetGalley for this eARC. This book is out now!

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This is a fab book, one to take out with you on a walk. As a childminder, I feel that this book would be an excellent one to add to my collection. I love the colourful, eye catching pictures, the easy to read text and the questions to asks. I love how it uses our senses, things we can see, touch, listen to and smell, aswell as asking questions to engage in conversations with the people around you. I think it is excellent. Thank you for the opportunity to read and review this fabulous book.

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