An appealing toddler and his parents explore from morning to night in this warm and satisfying flip book. The clean white...

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BABY TALK

An appealing toddler and his parents explore from morning to night in this warm and satisfying flip book. The clean white spaces are swept of extraneous detail; important people and objects in the toddler's world are highlighted with softly bright colors. While the cardstock pages, and lighter-weight flaps may not survive forever, the charming vignettes provide a satisfying look at a toddler's everyday adventures. Daddy holds baby's hands: ""Big hug,"" reads the text. Lift the flap, and baby gets hugged. Mom sorts the wash on the floor: ""Where's the baby?"" Lift the flap and there is a delighted baby in the laundry basket. Mom, baby, and teddy sit with hands before their eyes: open the flaps and each can play peekaboo. Despite the book's somewhat fragile construction, these pictures tell stories that will be popular with toddlers and their parents.

Pub Date: Oct. 1, 1987

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 16

Publisher: Dutton

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, 1987