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Counting Book: One Moose, Twenty Mice by Clare Beaton

Title: One Moose, Twenty Mice Author: Clare Beaton Genre: Toddler board book (Counting book) Age Category: Infant to 2 years Summary: A Children’s Counting Book Clare Beaton’s One Moose, Twenty Mice is a counting book to help with learning numbers for preschool.  It begins with the following statement/question: “One moose, but where’s the cat?”  Each […]

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Mem Fox: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Title: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Author: Mem Fox, (illustrations: Helen Oxenbury) Genre: Baby Board Books Age Category: Infant to 5 years Baby’s toes are one of nature’s wonderful features.  When I catch a glimpse of them I can’t help but marvel a bit.  The toe pads are almost perfectly circular.  And the […]

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Pippo Gets Lost, by Helen Oxenbury

Title: Pippo Gets Lost Author: Helen Oxenbury Genre: Best Baby Board Books Age Category: Infant to 2 years In my view, Helen Oxenbury’s old-school baby board books set the gold standard for children’s books in the infant-to-2-years age category.  Here I review a board book from her delightful series about Tom and Pippo.  For my […]

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author: Eric Carle Genre: Baby Board Books Age Category: Infant to 2 years The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Summary Eric Carle’s classic baby board book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, begins with a small white egg resting on a leaf by moonlight.  When the sun comes up the next morning—on Sunday—the little […]

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Grandfather Twilight, by Barbara Berger

Title: Grandfather Twilight Author: Barbara Berger Age Category: Infant to 2 years Genre: Baby Board Books Grandfather Twilight, by Barbara Berger: Summary The central character of Barbara Berger’s baby board book Grandfather Twilight is, logically enough, an old man with white hair and beard named Grandfather Twilight.  He lives in a beautiful deciduous forest and […]

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