The Nose Book

Written by Al Perkins
Illustrated by Joe Mathieu

For ages 0 to 5

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This book is best for:
  • describing differences
  • labelling
  • rhyming
  • speech sound - /n/
  • speech sound - /z/


A brightly coloured rhyming book describing noses of all kinds, colours, shapes, sizes and functions. Children will love labelling the various animals they see on the pages and describing the differences between the animals’ noses. This book could also be a great addition to lessons focusing on our senses. The repetitive use of the word ‘nose’ makes this an ideal choice for working on the speech sounds /n/ and /z/.

For further speech and language targets in The Nose Book, see the list below.

Book Details

Narrative Structure: Descriptive Sequence

  • animals
  • body parts - nose

Speech and Language Targets

Speech Sounds:
  • /n/ - nose, no, never, on
  • /z/ - nose, eyes, size, trees
  • conjunctions (and)
  • subjective pronouns (they)
  • labelling
  • describing functions of objects
  • identifying parts
  • describing
  • differences
  • where
  • quantity (some, every)
Rhyme & Sound Awareness:
  • rhyme
Book Info

Published by Random House USA Inc in 2003 (ISBN: 9780375824937)

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