Elmo (with his mommy as spotting for safety) demonstrates a somersault, cartwheel, and tripod-into-handstand to show toddlers how much fun it can be to move around, shake things up, and get some exercise! The tone is full of energy and emphasizes enjoyment of physical activity rather than imparting a weighty message. Sturdy board pages will hold up to repeated readings, which this engaging book is sure to get.
Jordan Linfield and Joseph Krevisky have collaborated on several best-selling books, including Words of Life. Both have had leading editorial positions at major publishing houses in addition to long-standing careers as educators in New York City.
Get Moving with Elmo! (Sesame Street) by Random House; illustrated by Joe Mathieu