Baby Talk

Baby Talk

by Anne Miranda, Dorothy Stott

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
PreS Miranda chronicles the activities of a toddler's day, from a good morning hug through games such as peek-a-boo and ``so big'' to bedtime bath. On almost every cardboard page there is at least one flap to lift. Sometimes the picture underneath shows a change in baby's situation: a howling toddler changes to a satisfied child once his finger is bandaged, for example. Other times, the flap is part of a game the toddler would play, as when baby pops up from the clothes in the laundry basket. In short, each hinged picture contributes a logical movement to the activities. The book's simple language will do nothing to enhance vocabulary, but this simplicity will insure that the toddler will soon be able to ``read'' the book aloud. The pictures are realistic, uncluttered, colorful, and amusing, especially the facial expressions. Preschoolers will enjoy this look at themselves and/or younger siblingsas long as the fragile flaps last. Kathy Piehl, Mankato State University, Minn.

Product Details

Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
Lift and Look Flap Bks.
Edition description:
1st ed
Product dimensions:
0.10(w) x 0.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 Years

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