I was sent the book Look! Babies Head to Toe by Abrams Appleseed to review. I received no compensation for this post (though it has Amazon affiliate links).
As I mentioned in this post, when I headed to New Zealand I went armed with a huge stack of books I was planning to use to sweet-talk Percy. As it turns out, I didn’t need to sweet-talk Percy because he is a happy, outgoing kid, who was in my arms within minutes of me arriving at his house.
I still brought out the books and spent plenty of time reading to him. Much to my surprise, Look!: Babies Head to Toe was hands
Look!: Babies Head to Toe is Perfect for Toddlers
Percy loved the pictures of all the babies in the book. I loved the diversity of the babies. If you read my book reviews, this is always something I look for in picture books. I believe all children need to be represented.
At 21-months-old, he already knew the names of his body parts, but he loved imitating the babies in
He quickly learned to point to his ears and say, “
Here he is playing peek-a-boo like the baby in the book. I’ll be honest, I was surprised this was his favorite book out of the ones I brought. Two were about trains, one had animals, but this baby one was the clear winner.
About the Author
Robie H. Harris has written award-winning and internationally acclaimed children’s books and is known for writing about serious issues with honesty, understanding, and humor. Harris has written over 20 books for everyone from toddlers to older kids, including the definitive Family Library about sexuality: IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL, IT’S SO AMAZING!, and IT’S NOT THE STORK!. Harris travels around the country speaking about how picture books address the genuine feelings and concerns of young children.