If You're Happy and You Know It!
Author: Anna McQuinn Illustrator: Sophie Fatus
Publisher: Barefoot Books
This lively and appealing new version of a favourite action rhyme is accompanied by a fun watch and singalong CD.
Toddlers will love exploring the brightly coloured illustrations, which take us on a journey all around the world, to meet children from thirty six different cultures who are joining in to sing together. Look out for the final pages, which will help you learn to say 'hello' in many different languages, and which feature portraits of all the children from the book.
Anna McQuinn has worked in children's books for more than twenty-five years as an editor, publisher, and writer. She is the author of more than twenty books for children, including The Sleep Sheep and If You're Happy and You Know It!. Anna leads groups like Leo's at her local library. She lives in Slough, England.
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What you thought...
My daughter is two and she loves this song and tried to sing along.
preethunjan, 06 October 2016
My children love this book.
Jubilee, 19 May 2016
loved the book
ebonijean, 24 February 2016
We really enjoyed this book. Fun to sing along to and do all the actions. Pictures are colorful and fun.
luvreading25, 18 August 2015
Its a lovely book of the action song. It colourful & children love to do the actions as they read along with you. In the back of the book it's got different languages of saying hello. There is also a list of characters which will let you know what language each character is saying hello in which is better for the children as they get older and start to read. My two and a half year old enjoys the book & will start to sing the bits of the rhythm when he knows when he picks up the boo...
GoldAngel, 23 July 2015
My son who is 10weeks old, enjoyed me and my husband singing the song whilst showing him the pictures, He just stares at the colours with his eyes so wide. I know he is a little young but he really does get excited when we start singing and showing him the books. We love doing story time everyday and night.
Charlotte S, 19 April 2015
he really enjoying doing the actions
Hh, 22 February 2015
One of my son's first bookstart sing along books with daddy. Such a joy to see and hear :)
If you're Happy and you know it, 18 January 2015
This book is full of wonder. He love it
Amb, 16 November 2014
EMMANUEL TONY, 15 November 2014
really fun story to sing along and do the actions with baby
Pickle2014, 01 October 2014
Blake enjoys this book, and loves to do the actions along with us
Blake100711, 16 May 2014
my daughter and i sing along and demostrated the song
luah, 05 March 2014
this was my daughters favorite book at 18months old. we took it into playgroup for show and tell and she enjoyed showing the other children how to do the actions. also everytime someone came to our house she'd get this book out for them to read.
MummyTravers, 20 February 2014
Fatima and Laiba both joined in with the actions to this sing along...would recommend to all babies and toddlers.
Zeba Raza, 26 November 2013
loved singing along and doing all the actions together :)
Lily and Han-Han, 02 October 2013
It is so much fun!
CulDi, 19 August 2013
This book really captured my daughter’s imagination. It is great to sing along to and is a household favourite!
Bookstart parent, 08 July 2013
Lovely way to express actions. Nothing better than a singalong. Its very bright and colourful to add interest to any child. Nice learning at the end too. My 2 year old son giggled seeing me doing the actions and copied it too. So a happy mum :)
Vision, 19 June 2013
My 21 month old daughter and i, first sat and looked at the pictures go past, whilst i sang the song, then we played it again and both stood up to do the actions aswell. My daughter thought this was fun! I liked the different ways of saying hello at the end, but not sure what languages were used for some of them. I shall have to find out!
Roseanna, 22 May 2013
Aman my 3 year old just loved the rhyme....and we really enjoyed singing along...Of course the pictures were wonderfully bright and appealing...! thank you,
parul, 02 May 2013
Ziva loves to see the actions.. would recommend for all babies
SAZI, 02 April 2013
Shared this book with my 4mnth baby boy and 3yo nephew. The baby loved watching and hearing my nephew sing and we all joined in with the actions (baby had a little help from me of course!) I liked the multicultural aspect and sharing the different languages for "hello" with my nephew too.
Shortbump, 26 March 2013
baby bear Murphy just loves singing along to this one and joining in with all the actions. Mummy bear is very impressed with the language development section at the end very useful for when we go on our next holiday, we hope!!!!
Mummy bear Murphy, 28 February 2013
We really enjoyed this singing. thank you.
Sophia Johnston, 21 February 2013
Mehrab enjoys doing all the actions from the book. This book is just full of wonders. I would recommend this to all the parents to have this book for their children.:)
Mehrab, 10 August 2012
me and my daughter ( 4yrs old ) sang along to the song and did all the actions it was fun for both of us. especially the end trying to say all the different hello's.
joanne marshall, 07 August 2012