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Title: I am as Quick as a Cricket
Author: Audrey Wood
Illustrator: Don Wood
Illustrations: realistic chalk drawings
Age Range: 2+


A rhyming story. A little boy compares himself with all of the animals and
insects around him. Some examples of this are I'm as hot as a fox, I'm as strong as an
ox, I'm as gentle as a lamb, and I'm as quiet as a clam. The boy finally concludes that
when you add up all of these neat characteristics you have him