Children's Book Lists: Tana Hoban

[Printable book list]

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Black & White
White illustrations against a black background, alternating with black illustrations against a white back-ground, depicting objects such as an elephant, butterfly, leaf, horse, baby bottle, and sailboat.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, & Spheres
Photographs of all kinds of famil-iar objects depict a variety of shapes, including cubes, cones, and spheres.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Let's Count
Photographs and dots introduce the numbers one to one hundred.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
More, Fewer, Less
Photographs illustrate groupings of objects in larger and smaller numbers.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
So Many Circles, So Many Squares
The geometric concepts of cir-cles and squares are shown in photographs.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Look Book
Full-color nature photographs are first viewed through a cut-out hole and then in their entirety.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Construction Zone
Photographs illustrate the kinds of equipment and earthmovers found at construction sites.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral
The cover shot, the same sort of bright, clear photograph Hoban uses in most of her concept books, exem-plifies the categories of the title: an iguana, surrounded by flowers, on a rock.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Black on White
Black illustrations against a white background depict such objects as an elephant, butterfly, and leaf.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Exactly the Opposite
Photographs of familiar outdoor scenes illustrate pairs of opposites.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Shadows and Reflections
Photographs without text feature shadows and reflec-tions of various objects, ani-mals, and people.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
26 Letters and 99 Cents
Color photographs of letters, num-bers, coins, and common objects introduce the alphabet, coinage, and the counting system.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Shapes, Shapes, Shapes
Photographs of familiar objects such as chair, barrettes, and man-hole cover present a study of rounded and angular shapes.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
A, B, See!
A collection of photograms of ob-jects which begin with a particular letter of the alphabet.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Is It Larger? Is It Smaller?
Photographs of animals and ob-jects in larger and smaller sizes suggest comparisons between the two.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
A Children's Zoo
Color photographs of animals are accompanied by several descrip-tive words, e.g. tall, spotted, si-lent giraffe.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Is It Rough? Is It Smooth? Is It Shiny?
Color photographs without text introduce objects of many differ-ent textures, such as pretzels, foil, hay, mud, kitten, and bub-bles.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
I Read Signs
Introduces signs and symbols frequently seen along the street.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Is It Red? Is It Yellow? Is It Blue?
Illustrations and brief text intro-duce colors and the concepts of shape and size.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
Over, Under, & Through
Photographs demonstrate the spatial concepts expressed in twelve words such as around, across, between, against, and behind.

Tana Hoban / E HOBAN
I Read Symbols
Introduces signs and symbols frequently seen along the high-way.