Some Sesame Street friends are looking for the perfect spot for a picnicbut nothing is quite right. What is perfect are the delightful illustrations that make the story interactive by encouraging readers to point to the objects that start with different letters of the alphabet. Then help the Count plan a party bywhat elsecounting from 1 to 10. There are even 10 dance steps to try! With two stories in one book, kids are encouraged to build both letter and numeral recognition. There are more opportunities to practice literacy and counting skills with the A Perfect Picnic activity book. Readers can count the creatures in the pond, or go on an indoor picnic with Ernie and Elmo who are eating things that start with the letter E. For more picnic-inspired fun, look for ideas to plan a healthy picnic with your child in the Adventure Cards, including some games to play while you enjoy your picnic.