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Baby Board Book
Pages: 20
Themes: big city, urban baby, adventure, mother and baby bond, first experiences
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 11/May/2021
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? “While the spare text is developmentally perfect for children, the illustrations elevate this offering with entrancing collages in a vivid palette. A first purchase for all libraries.”—School Library Journal, starred review

Bustling streets, lively squares and busy restaurants are baby’s playground when they are in the big city. So much to see and do as baby’s stroller navigates the crowded avenues or baby takes a break in a quiet park to blow bubbles and chase pigeons. Ashley Barron’s paper-collage illustrations are a joy to behold, bringing energy and life to this delightful board book. Rhyming verse from Laurie Elmquist takes the reader on a journey through a festive big city.

CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“It will be comforting and familiar for any parent who has enjoyed the extraordinary perspective that a baby brings to ordinary things. Recommended.”
School Library Journal, starred review
★ “While the spare text is developmentally perfect for children, the illustrations elevate this offering with entrancing collages in a vivid palette. A first purchase for all libraries.”
Shelf Awareness
“Simple text and gorgeous mixed-media paper collage art...An utterly entertaining read-aloud.”

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