New readers will love the vivid colors in this creatively illustrated version of the traditional song. The detailed illustrations will engage readers and encourage them to recognize feelings and emotions. Perfect for those who are just beginning to read as well as those who have not yet begun, the familiarity of the song provides children with confidence in their developing reading skills. This 15" x 19" big book features extra-large text and vibrant illustrations, and is ideal for circle time, read alouds, and small-group instruction. The accompanying lesson plan provides strategies and learning activities for cross-curricular instruction, and helpful tips for differentiating instruction.