Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Bigfoot Books For Kids

Disclaimer: I was sent these books to review. All opinions are my own.

My little Guy loves bigfoot. In fact, he wants to be a "bigfoot finder" when he grows up. Naturally, when I saw that Capstone had some bigfoot books for kids, I was intrigued and had to check them out. Here are the awesome books I had a chance read with my "Littlest Squatcher."

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Bigfoot and the Yeti by Mary Colson

Bigfoot and the YetiThis book explores the mysterious creatures that have been spotted in North America and Northern Asia known as the Bigfoot and The Yeti. This book explores the question of whether they exist or not. It uses the scientific method to explore the possibility. 

Bigfoot and the Yeti is a great educational book for kids. Even if they are not interested in Bigfoot, they can learn from it. I like the idea of teaching the scientific method at an early age because children can use it in everyday life. Although Tbomb is only 5, we have been reading this book together and he has been using what he learns in both his quest to find bigfoot and answering other questions that he has. 

Bigfoot and Adaptation by Terry Collins

Bigfoot and Adaptation
Bigfoot and Adaptation is a comic book style book to explain adaptation. The author uses Bigfoot to illustrate how adaptation works. I haven't seen it put quite this way and is a great way to teach the difference is adaptation and evolution. 

This book is truly adorable. I love the way that it explains and illustrates adaptation using Bigfoot as the main character and how "he" may use adaptation to improve his life. I really like that this book is put in comic book style so that it captures and maintains kids' attention. The illustrations are adorable and add an element of entertainment to an educational series. 

I Know Sasquatch by Jess Bradley

I Know SasquatchI Know Sasquatch is an adorable book that teaches the age old saying "Don't judge a book by its cover." 
Sasquatch are big, creepy creatures with razor-sharp teeth, long claws, and stinky fur (Ew!). At least, thats what most people think . . . But nobody's actually ever met one -- except Jess Bradley! In this quirky, colorful picture book, Jess describes her first encounter with a Sasquatch and the real beauty inside this Bigfoot beast. (Apparently, he's a big fan of bubble gum!) You'll never judge a beast by its stinky fur again!
This book is really adorable. I love the lessons within the pages. It explores the friendship between a little girl and her bigfoot buddy. The book teaches several important life lessons, including don't judge, don't be afraid, and make friends. What an amazing book!

Easy-to-Draw Mythical Creatures by Mattia Cerato, Brenda Sexton Illustrated by Brenda Sexton, Mattia Cerato

Easy-to-Draw Mythical CreaturesEasy-to-Draw Mythical Creatures gives step by step insturctions to drawing some of the greatest mysteries on the planet. Your child can learn to draw the creatures from their favorite books, movies, and legends. Some of the creatures include unicorns, goblins, and even bigfoot. This book uses simple shapes to help your child draw their own masterpieces. 

This book has not only given my son hours of entertainment, but it has been a great family activity. We have spent rainy and snowy afternoons creating creatures together. We even decided to make one together- that was an awesome afternoon, all drawing on one page together.