Book Babies Story Time
These are the books we read during Book Babies, which is Tuesdays at 11:30am and Wednesdays at 9:30am. Click on any title twice to find the book in the catalog.
November 5 & 6, 2013. Peek-a-boo isn’t a baby’s favorite game just by chance: after a first birthday, a baby begins to understand that even when something isn’t in his sight, it still exists. He expects that a person or an object will reappear eventually?and when the anticipated finally happens, he’s delighted. This charming book, with flaps to lift and see-through die cuts, will help little ones solidify object permanence.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Babies are invited to play peek-a-boo by lifting flaps to reveal rhyming words.
July 22 & 23, 2014. Presents illustrations of animals and encourages little ones to reach out and touch them.
Catalog - Baby plays pat-pat
July 15 & 16, 2014. Lyrical text combined with playful illustrations show the simple joy a toddler experiences when taking a bath.
Catalog - Bubbles, bubbles
April 15 & 16, 2014. A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home.
February 18 & 19, 2014. Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, demonstrates opposite concepts, such as up and down.
January 28 & January 29, 2014. Cow, Pig, Duck, and Mouse are afraid to retrieve their ball when it goes into the dog's house, but when they do go in they are pleasantly surprised.
January 21 & January 22, 2014. A mother dog tries to teach her pup how to bark, and is surprised at why he wasn't learning.
December 17 & December 18, 2013. A wordless picture book featuring alternating pictures of babies faces.This is an accordion-style book that can stand up in a crib or on the floor. A panel with die cuts gives babies a way to explore the parts of a face by poking their own fingers through the holes. Includes introduction for parents.
November 19 & November 20, 2013. This board book is a lighthearted tribute to everyone's two hands and 10 fingers. They can push swings, dig in the dirt, and pet kittens.