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Let's Go, Baby-o! [Board Book]

By Janet McLean, Andrew McLean (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: Australia, 01 April 2014
When Baby-o wakes up there are games to play and lots to discover in the busy back garden, in this joyful board book for sharing words and conversation with children Let's Go, Baby-o! You and me! To the up, to the down and the turn around, to the wibble and the wobble, and the flip, flop hop. Then twist, twirl, whirrrl . . .
When sleep-time is over, a little boy and his cousin play action games, but in between they stop to look out the window. What do they see. Grandparents are digging in the garden, children are building a cubby house, the cat has her eye on the baby birds, and the dogs have their eyes on the cat! This is a fun-filled story for parents, grandparents, teachers, and childcare educators to share with babies and young children. This book shows that learning language and playing games go together, and will encourage the conversations between children and adults that are so important for children's development.

About the Author

Janet McLean is an early childhood educator. She has a special interest in the development of language in young children and would like to inspire confidence in new parents, grandparents, and early childhood educators as they help children develop communication skills. Janet is currently Pedagogical Leader at Bubup Wilam (Children's Place) Aboriginal Child and Family Centre in Thomastown, Victoria.Andrew McLean is an artist who has taught painting, drawing and art, but is now a full-time painter and illustrator of children's books. Janet and Andrew McLean have created a number of popular and award-winning picture books together, including Hector and Maggie, Dog Tales and Josh. Many of the books illustrated by Andrew have received awards from the Children's Book Council of Australia. His recent books include There's a Goat in my Coat, by Rosemary Milne, My Country by Dorothea Mackellar, Show Day by Penny Matthews, and Sam the Cat by Sam Bowring.

Reviews

"With a bouncy, rhyming text, this charming read-aloud from a popular author-illustrator duo encourages interaction between a caregiver, a toddler, and the world around them." --Booklist "Young readers will find the goings-on in the garden hard to resist. . . . This simple and understated selection is a good choice for encouraging the young to dance, sing, observe and comment on the world around them." --Kirkus Reviews "Young readers will find the goings-on in the garden hard to resist. . . . This simple and understated selection is a good choice for encouraging the young to dance, sing, observe and comment on the world around them." "--Kirkus Reviews"

EAN: 9781743317655
ISBN: 1743317654
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia
Dimensions: 15.24 x 19.3 x 1.78 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 2-4 years
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