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The Resource Clive and his babies, Jessica Spanyol

Clive and his babies, Jessica Spanyol

Label
Clive and his babies
Title
Clive and his babies
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Spanyol
Creator
Artist
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clive loves his dolls. He likes to care for them, play with them and share them with his friends
Member of
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2018.
Review
/* Starred Review */ Meet Clive, a white toddler who loves to play with his toys, his accessories, and his friends. In this title, one of a series, Clive takes tender loving care of two baby dolls, one with brown skin and the other white. He gives them a ride in a stroller, feeds them, dresses them, shows them how to use a potty, puts them to bed in a cardboard box, and finally cuddles with them in his own bed. The companion titles also demonstrate Clive's freedom from traditional gender norms. In Clive and His Hats, the tyke plays with all sorts of headgear, including a flowery, purple hat accompanied by a lavender feather boa. He employs all sorts of luggage, such as a book bag at the library, a nurse's bag, a sports bag full of balls, and a sleeping bag at bedtime in Clive and His Bags. And finally, in Clive and His Art, the boy explores a variety of media including painting, construction, collage, and bead threading. In each of the books, Clive plays with a diverse group of friends, including Mina, Asif, Jeffrey (who look to be of Asian, Middle Eastern, and African descent respectively), and Moshi, an endearing black cat. Spanyol's delightful cartoons, which read as a mix of pen, ink, and cut-paper collage in muted colors and have a childlike, two-dimensional look, are clear, accessible, and joyous. While the series has a decidedly British feel, from the hero's name to the omnipresence of paper crowns, there is nothing here to confuse North American toddlers. In a world where toy aisles and sometimes book racks are explicitly and implicitly gendered, Clive's love of baby dolls, frilly hats, glitter, and bags of all sorts is a breath of fresh air. (Board book. 18 mos.-4)(Kirkus Reviews, January 1, 2017)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10647929
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spanyol, Jessica
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -2
  • -2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
All about Clive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clive (Fictitious character from Spanyol)
  • Dolls
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Clive and his babies, Jessica Spanyol
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Board book
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000057564707
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
12 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781846438820
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)956531915
Label
Clive and his babies, Jessica Spanyol
Publication
Note
  • Board book
  • Formerly CIP.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000057564707
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
12 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781846438820
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)956531915

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