One out of five school-age children need eyeglasses, and one beloved children's author shows them just how lucky they are. Going from two eyes to four isn't a bummer, says Barney Saltzberg, the creative force behind nearly 40 popular children's books. In fact, it's a rich adventure.
Just ask Arlo, a shaggy, free-spirited dog who loves to play catch - until one day, he can't see the ball anymore. He needs glasses! Keep reading to learn more!
Arlo Needs Glasses is the latest book from Saltzberg, the bespectacled bestselling author of Beautiful Oops!, Peekaboo Kisses and Good Egg. Inspired by his own canine companion, Arlo Needs Glasses is an inventive, interactive picture book that helps kids see the fun in wearing glasses.
Every child in glasses will know just how Arlo feels, and will feel better because of it. Saltzberg helps them see why glasses are cool - they enable us to do the things we want to do.
Saltzberg charms young readers (and their parents) with a perfect light touch and joyful spirit, and kids get to do just what Arlo does to solve his problem: they read an eye chart, look through a fold-out phoropter and try on different pairs of glasses - movie-star glasses, superhero glasses, mad scientist glasses.
They interact with Arlo as he rediscovers how to be the best ball-catcher in the neighborhood and picks up a new favorite pastime along the way...reading!
Let's see your dog in glasses! Share a funny photo of your dog wearing glasses for a chance to win a signed copy of Arlo Needs Glasses by Barney Saltzberg. Enter between June 25 — July 31 by posting your photo on your own Pinterest board with the hashtag #ArloNeedsGlasses. Then follow Workman's board: www.pinterest.com/workmanpub.
Workman will post the photos to the official "My Dog Needs Glasses!" board Pinterest.com/workmanpub/my-dog-needs-glasses. Five photos with the most likes and re-pins by July 31st will win an autographed copy of Arlo Needs Glasses. Entrants must be U.S. residents.
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Disclosure: I received the Arlo Needs Glasses Children's Book from Workman Publishing in order to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received. This product review is based on my own personal experiences with this item and is completely honest and objective.
I'm a former 7th grade Science teacher turned stay-at-home mom that lives in Houston, Texas. I am married to my college sweetheart and have a beautiful daughter named Riley, who definitely keeps me on my toes! I am also involved in starting a small business which would both manufacture and sell an invention that I've patented, called Toothpaste 2 Go. I love interacting with my readers and hope to learn as much about you as you learn about me!