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Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum in a Dish

ISBN# 9781616337711
eBook ISBN# 9781616337728

Bubble Gum Bubble Gum
in a dish.
How many pieces
do you wish?

Bubble Gum Bubble Gum In A Dish

A dish of bubble gum and learning to count has never been so much fun! Match colors and watch the bubble get bigger and bigger as you count higher and higher. Chomp, chomp, chew, chew. Look at the bubble you blew! Suggested age range for readers: 1-6

Bubble Gum Bubble Gum In A Dish is a picture book published by Guardian Angel Publishing.

Bubble Gum Bubble Gum In A Dish is written by Children's Book Author & Illustrator, Tracey M. Cox . Tracey M. Cox has loved bubble gum since she was a little girl. She likes to see how big a bubble she can get before it goes POP! Tracey can count to ten by using her fingers or her toes, but she still thinks counting bubble gum balls is the best way. Bubble Gum Bubble Gum In A Dish is her 10 th published picture book and her first as an illustrator.

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5.0 out of 5 stars - Counting PB features diverse characters to help kids learn true colors
By Cat Michaelson August 23, 2016
Format: Paperback
Author/illustrator Tracey M. Cox shows pre-schoolers the perfect way to learn numbers and colors while adding diversity to the mix.
"Bubble Gum in a Dish" is a spot-on kid magnet. What youngster doesn't love gum and catchy rhymes? It also delivers fun for children learning colors and numbers. They'll love its repeating two-page layout that alternates between rhymes featuring its titular snippet:
...“Bubble gum, bubble gum in a dish. How many pieces do you wish?”
..... with a new rhyme on the opposite page based on the number and color each of the book's ten children selects. It also shows that child happily popping a huge bubble:
“Chomp, chomp. Chew, chew. What a bubble, [child’s name] blew!”
Cox’s comic book-like illustrations add to the charm.
Cox’s colorful drawings show the same bubble gum dish filled with goodies for each counting progression. Best, she highlights 10 children representing different races and ethnicity, making this one of the most character-diverse picture books I’ve seen in a long time.
Adults can play off the rhymes and repetition. Your young readers will be reading along with you and learning in no time. Um, make sure you have chewing gum handy afterward, because you'll work up an appetite for it.
I recommend "Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum in a Dish" for helping preschoolers laugh and learn. Tracey M. Cox’s charming picture book is also great reinforcement for primary graders who struggle with colors and numbers. I can envision pairing these older students with preschoolers to lead a read-aloud. Plus, just think of the fun they’ll have popping all that bubble gum.
Disclosure: I was given a free digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.


5.0 out of 5 stars - Highly Recommended for Preschoolers and Kinders
By PAColeon July 7, 2016
Format: Paperback
With “Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, in a Dish,” author/illustrator Tracey M. Cox has created a fun and helpful learning to count and learning colors concept book for preschoolers and kinders. The illustrations are sharp and simple, presented with humor, and showing diverse children. It's a deceptively simple book that combines things children enjoy and can relate to as it gives them practice in counting and color recognition. This book is highly recommended for teachers, librarians, and children ages 3 to 6.
“Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum, in a Dish” is a concept book presented in simple illustrations, with rhyming chants. Readers see diverse children learning to count and also learning their colors. It begins with one and progresses up to ten. Each illustration shows a different child each pulling out different colored gumballs from the dish, starting with one colored gumball, then two, and so on. The children put the gumball(s) in their mouths and then blow a bubble. As the number of gumballs increases with each higher number, the size of the bubble the child blows also increases. There's a cute surprise at the end that kids will enjoy.
I'm a Children's Book Reviewer for over five years; I received a review copy for my honest review.


5.0 out of 5 stars - Children will enjoy and learn from Ms
By Karin Larsonon June 30, 2016
Format: Paperback
Bubble gum, bubble gum in a dish. How many pieces do you wish? So begins a delightful children’s picture book for young ones written and illustrated by Tracey M. Cox. Ms. Cox draws on the nostalgia of childhood with her catchy title and often used phrasing of kids everywhere.
Children will enjoy and learn from Ms. Cox’s use of repetition, alliteration and rhyming and will also be encouraged to be open and accepting of cultural diversity through her beautifully illustrated characters.
BUBBLE GUM, BUBBLE GUM IN A DISH teaches about color and counting concepts as the story builds from one piece of bubble gum to ten pieces exploding in a final pink “pop!” Ms. Cox’s colorful and bright illustrations are a perfect complement to her text.
This verbally and visually pleasing and fun story brings back memories of childhood, and kids and parents will enjoy reading it time and again while learning how to count to 10 and identify basic colors. A must read!
** Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the author/illustrator in exchange for an honest review. This review consists of my truthful opinions, not influenced in any way by the author or publisher.


4.0 out of 5 stars- BUBBLE GUM, BUBBLE GUM IN A DISH
By Suzyon June 30, 2016
Format: Paperback
Preschoolers will delight in this concept book about colors and the numbers 1 - 10. Make sure you grab some colorful gum balls to blow bubbles while reading the book BUBBLE GUM, BUBBLE GUM IN A DISH. This book includes simple illustrations depicting multicultural children. All kids will appreciate "seeing" faces that look just like them, as it is important to celebrate diversity. This book will engage little ones as they listen to the repeated patterns and are sure to chime in everytime they hear the words: "Chomp, chomp, chew!"
This is my honest opinion. I have recieved no compensation in return for this review.
~Sue Leopold


5.0 out of 5 stars - Pop goes the gumball!
By Sharon Stanleyon July 1, 2016
Format: Paperback
What child doesn't love bubble gum? Tracey Cox has taken kids' love of colorful gumballs (and her own!) and created a delightful counting book pre-schoolers will love. The simple bold illustrations capture attention and make for page-turning fun on their own, but coupled with the repeating rhyme are especially whimsical. I particularly loved the hairstyles of the gum-chewers! Children will love seeing the bubbles grow as the different characters stuff more and more bubble gum into their mouths. Ms. Cox has taken a simple counting book and elevated it to new bubble-popping heights! She has a winner!

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