Ovies such as Toy Story and Bug s Life so I am sure they will love this book as well Reading this story as a teacher or a parent will allow for great bonding moments as well as opportunities to discuss friendship Not only that but since both children and adults will love this book it is something that will connect both that they can share in commonThis story allows readers to see the true meaning of friendship As Sock and Mitten go on an adventure together to find their other halves they come to realize that they are the perfect match for each other Throughout their adventure they help each other in many different ways and enjoy the time they spend together Although they are two different characters they come to find friendship within each other This can teach children that they can make friends with anyone not just who they think they have to be friends with There is also humor in this story that will causes some giggles and enjoyment as the reader reads I think this story is very niue and creative I love how the story shows real world characteristics such as a laundromat or a guy on a bike things that could be real outside the story Then there are these characters Sock and Mitten that cause readers to se their imagination because socks and mittens of course are not living objects Their facial expressions make them come to life in the story as the illustrator does a great job in showing emotions They both stand out and are a focus on every page with their bright pink and blue colors The colors throughout the book are inviting to the reader by being soft and playful Also the text is very easy to read with its bold black letters Gordon D Smitten 2006 New York Simon SchusterThis is the story of a one sock and one mitten who each lose their mate They meet on the street and go looking for their matches They encounter many obstacles but together they triumph They decide that they Likely friendship between a sock and a mitten who are both lost singles in a city
Reviewed by Me for Kids TeensReadToocomMittens and socks always come in pairs I ve yet to be able to purchase only one mitten or one sock even though my dryer has a bad habit of eating only one at a time In SMITTEN a lost mitten atop a fence and a lonely sock dropped from a laundry basket set about on a est to find their missing partners When the trampling feet of school children a trip into a waste basket two dogs and a subway train get through with them neither mitten nor sock are looking or feeling their best Fortunately after a trip through the washer and dryer and a visit to a knitting store and the aid of a helpful how to book both mitten and sock are almost as good as new And each has found the perfect pair in one another This is a truly delightful bedtime story or a book perfect for a beginning reader After turning the last page you can t help but be smitten yourself Sock and Mitten have both lost their pair As they band together to search for thier missing other half they face many dangers and help each other through In the end they realize that instead of being alone they ve found each otherThis book is AWESOME Do I have to say it again AWESOME Sock and Mitten rock My favorite part is the knitting scene Check it out OMG A must read The story and illustrations are hilarious A lost sock and mitten find friendship and adventure This author has done work on animated movies like Toy Story He has also written some other children books that are a spin on well known fairy tales The Ugly Truckling Three Little Rigs Hansel and Diesel Very cute I mean manly This lint free love story of a sock and a mitten is a fun book for all ages Even though it may be geared towards children I personally love this book and can read it over and over again The author has actually done concept work for Pixar which makes sense as to why I enjoyed this book so much Even adult s love children s With an Vérité (Love at Center Court, unparalleled style and even imagination Gordon presents a story about ann.
On t need their match to be whole They decide to be each other s matches They are smitten I would say this story would be on the interest level of kids in grades K 2 Smitten is a sweet book about a mitten and a sock who have lost their partners and become friends They have adventures and misadventures involving dogs bicycles the laundromatsubway tracksa knitting store It s a story about friendship and taking care of each other It would probably work for a preschool storytime and it would definitely work for a bedtime story A solitary mitten who had lost the other one of her pair and a stray sock fallen out of a laundry basket pair Beyond the Qumran Community up in order to find their respective partners in this sweet picture book romp from authorillustrator David Gordon Somewhat the worse for wear after their travails in the park they find their way to a laundromat and have great fun getting clean Later when Sock is stretched by two dogs playing tug of war and Mitten becomesnraveled after her yarn is pulled by a subway car each SLJ says The personified garments are engaging LOL Less scientifically this is a cute love story between a match less sock and mitten who becomeyou guessed itsmit Cute cute book about a romance between a single sock and a single mitten Lots of food for thought for older kids is hidden in the simple story There is a good lesson about staying with the loyal old friends vs choosing the shiny well dressed new friends who may come along Excellent story of loyalty and problem solving Great for classroom Daniels Pet use and for reading aloud to kids at home too What a delightful story This is currently a favorite at our house We have read it every night for the past 2 12 weeks Lovely illustrations and sweet story line about a sock and mitten who are both lost and are searching for their other halves Afterite a few misadventures they discover they make a pretty good pair and are smitten Too cut. Ull of pairs and how differences can't stand in the way of a perfect pair Full colo.
David Gordon has done visual development for numerous production companies from Lucasfilm to Pixar including Toy Story; Monsters Inc; A Bug’s Life; Cars; BlueSky’s Robots; and Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Suarepants He’s also written and illustrated several picture books among them Hansel and Diesel The Three Little Rigs The Ugly Truckling and Smitten He’s one of the illustrators of Jon Scies