The Foot Book

Written by Dr Seuss

For ages 0 to 6

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This book is best for:
  • antonyms / opposites
  • descriptive concepts
  • location concepts
  • quantity concepts - more, many
  • rhyme
  • speech sounds - /f/ word-initial


Dr Seuss’s The Foot Book uses rhythm and rhyme to teach young children about opposites. It explores a range of descriptive, location and quantity concepts through repetitive text and engaging illustrations. The Foot Book would be the perfect choice for children who are practising their /f/ sound in word combinations (e.g. left foot, right foot, wet foot, dry foot).

For further speech and language targets in The Foot Book by Dr Seuss, see the list below.

Book Details

Story Plot: Repetitive Tale

  • body parts

Speech and Language Targets

Speech Sounds:
  • /f/ - foot, feet
  • adjectives (e.g. fuzzy fur feet, red feet)
  • possessive pronouns (his, her)
  • matching
  • labelling
  • identifying parts
  • antonyms / opposites
  • descriptive concepts (big, small, slow, quick, wet, dry)
  • location concepts (up, down, front, back, over, left, right, low, high)
  • quantity concepts (many, more)
  • temporal concepts (morning, night)
Rhyme & Sound Awareness:
  • rhyme
Book Info

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in 2011 (ISBN: 9780007173105)

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