Baby! Talk!

Baby! Talk!

by Penny Gentieu
     
 

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Peek-a-boo! I see you!
How big is baby? Soooo big!

Now in a sturdy board book format, Baby! Talk! introduces parents, family members, and caregivers to the expressions and words that encourage babies to communicate and try out their verbal skills. Each page is overflowing with Penny Gentieu's adorable photographs of expressive baby faces and body language,… See more details below

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Overview

Peek-a-boo! I see you!
How big is baby? Soooo big!

Now in a sturdy board book format, Baby! Talk! introduces parents, family members, and caregivers to the expressions and words that encourage babies to communicate and try out their verbal skills. Each page is overflowing with Penny Gentieu's adorable photographs of expressive baby faces and body language, which babies will immediately understand and respond to.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
PreSA simple yet focused concept book that captures the small yet vital ways a young child interacts with his or her surroundings. Each double-page spread presents one activity or concept, be it Peek-a-boo!, or Uh-oh! Each verso boasts a single close-up photograph of a youngster performing an activity (e.g., so big!) while on the right, a bevy of babies is shown following suit. Each child is depicted with great clarity and immediacy. Facial and body expressions are perfect representations of the ideas at hand. One baby plays peek-a-boo with a hat over his face; another has dumped a bowl of spaghetti in his lap, All gone! The ethnically diverse youngsters are wearing colorfully patterned diaper covers and nothing else, adding to the simplicity and to the attractiveness of the pages. A title completely in tune with a babys world.Martha Topol, Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City, MI Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
Kirkus Reviews
Gentieu creates an engaging set of photographs for very young eyes. Every spread pairs a large full-color close-up of an infant and a phrase that has clearly recognizable echoes for adults: "Where are baby's toes?" and "How big is baby?" On the facing page, superimposed against soft pastel backgrounds, are several smaller photographs of infants engaged in a relevant activity, e.g., "Clap hands baby!" appears with babies engaged in enthusiastic attempts at patty-cake. Clad in colorful diapers, these cherubs smile, frown, laugh, and frolic through the book, candidly expressing a wide range of emotions. The direct correlation between text and photos provide children with visual clues that reinforce their comprehension of basic words and phrases. (Picture book. 1-3)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517800287
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
04/20/1999
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.27(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range:
1 - 3 Years

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