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A detective, who is also a Parisian pigeon, searches the city for a little girl's lost purse only to discover it in a rather embarrassing place. Another of Mr. Freeman's pigeons flying high and low, a bereted and eager Peckit (""at your beck and call"") flits from the rooftops of Paris, through the Luxembourg Gardens, to an awning at a sidewalk caf, all in search of a little girl's lost knit bag. Though temporarily misled by a boy's ball of kite string, a startled diner's plate of spaghetti, and the puffy tip of a poodle's fancy tail, the resolutely debonair inspector finally tracks down the goods in the Eiffel Tower where his mate is using the bag for a nest. The story has a beautiful ending and is sure to put a smile on your childs face. Inspector Peckit is a part of the Auracle line from Auryn Inc. and is based on Don Freemans book by the same name. KEY EDUCATIONAL THEMES: -Take your child through a tour of Paris as the story unfolds Few French words and a few more beautiful landmarks of Paris. -Teach them about the value of returning things that belong to other, even if they like it very much. EXTEND THE LEARNING! ASK YOUR CHILD: -Name 5 places where you have spotted pigeons/birds-Name things around the house which look similar but have two different purposes ENHANCE CREATIVITY BY PERSONALIZING THE STORY: - You can write your own version of the text for the book - Personalize the narration: kids or parents can re-record the narration to make it their own! DEVELOP READING SKILLS WITH THESE LITERACY TOOLS: - Image and word association vocabulary builder - when an image on the screen is touched, the associated word is spoken and the written word is displayed. - Karaoke effect - when a word is spoken during narration then the word is highlighted. - Touch a word to hear it being spoken in Read Myself mode (almost like training wheels for new readers) THREE WAYS TO READ THE BOOK: 1) "Read to me" - Listen to the narrated story while the text is displayed Karaoke style. After the narration finishes on a page the child can interact with objects until they are ready to move to the next page. 2) "Auto Play" - same as "Read to Me" except the page advances automatically once the narration is finished. Useful for those long car rides when you want the child to have a complete book experience. 3) "Read myself" - There is no narration but the child can touch a word to hear it being spoken aloud. Please rate and review the app. Your feedback means a lot to us! Stay in the loop: www.auryn.com Write to us: firstname.lastname@example.org Like us: Facebook.com/aurynappsFollow us: Twitter.com/aurynappsFollow us: Pinterest.com/appsbyauryn