Beautiful Hands

Beautiful Hands

Book - 2015
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This colorful concept book reveals an illustrative surprise and reading delight with every turn of the page. Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; stretch imaginations; and reach for dreams. Parents and educators will enjoy sharing the word play with young readers. Children will revel in the spectacular art created using thumb- and hand-prints. The book's uplifting message will rouse and motivate, leaving no heart untouched.

Based on co-author Bret Baumgarten's experience of holding his daughter's hands every morning and asking her, "What will your beautiful hands do today?," this book was created to inspire children everywhere to use their power to help themselves and others achieve their dreams. Co-authored and illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi ( One, Zero, Two ), it is sure to charm.
Publisher: Novato, CA :, Blue Dot Press,, 2015
ISBN: 9780990799306
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations
Additional Contributors: Baumgarten, Bret 1970-2014


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Dec 04, 2018

GORGEOUS and exceptionally fun, getting all sensory with painted hand art. "What will your hands do today" is the powerful question posed in this book as the thread throughout. A true blessing to children's hands and their power of purpose. In a world focused so much on the virtual, working with our hands is meaningful, developmentally necessary and creates a foundational sense of beauty (which is present in all of Kathryn Otoshi's books). The secret is in the adults having fun and getting messy as well. Strongly recommend this book!

mvkramer Apr 08, 2017

Gorgeous pictures and inspiring text. Great read about creativity, imagination and positivity.

Feb 07, 2017

The concepts taught in this book are surprising and inspiring! I love this book and so do my grandchildren!

Gabi_Dubh May 05, 2016

"What will your beautiful hands do?" Perhaps share this book with young children and follow it up with a fresh exploration of painting with hand prints!

Oct 28, 2015

Wow! I love the colour and illustrations.

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