Monday, July 30, 2018

Baby Sign Language Made Easy by Lane Rebelo


Title: Baby Sign Language Made Easy 
Author: Lane Rebelo
Pages: 168
Published: May 29, 2018
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Genre: Education/ Childhood Learning
Review: Paperback from Author
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Baby Sign Language Made Easy makes it fun and simple to communicate with your little one long before they are able to talk.
From clapping their hands in excitement to lifting their arms to be held, babies are naturally inclined to use gestures to communicate. With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you’ll discover 101 useful, everyday signs such as “more”, “all done”, “bed”, “milk” that will help you understand what your child is saying while having fun and strengthening your bond.
In Baby Sign Language Made Easy Lane Rebelo, founder of the award-winning Tiny Signs® baby sign language program, delivers the step-by-step guidance that has helped thousands of parents integrate baby sign language into their daily routine. As a busy mother of two, Lane knows that parents don’t have much free time on their hands to learn about baby sign language. Here, she offers simple strategies to learn the basics of baby sign language that will help you get started.
Simple and effective, Baby Sign Language Made Easy follows a clear structure that includes:
An overview of baby sign language that addresses signing at different ages and developmental milestones
10 quick-start signs to get your baby signing right away about topics that are most essential and relevant to their daily life
A total of 101 illustrated ASL signs that feature memory tips, suggestions for when to use the sign, and advice on how to identify baby’s response
Chapters organized by theme—such as Mealtimes & Manners, Bath Time & Bedtime, Family & Feelings, and more
With Baby Sign Language Made Easy you and your child will quickly learn to communicate about everything that goes on in their little world—and you’ll have fun doing it.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Underground Toy Society Halloween Scare by Jessica D. Adams


Title: The Underground Toy Society Halloween Scare
Author: Jessica Adams
Published: Oct. 5, 2017
Publisher: Self
Pages: 24
Genre: Children
Review: e-book
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The Underground Toy Society decided to go out on Halloween night to help lost, lonely, and forgotten toys. They ended up falling into a hole that did not belong to their friend Murry Mole, who helps them dig tunnels underground so they won't be seen by people. Will Murry Mole rescue the toys before they find out what is making a mysterious hissing sound?

The Underground Toy Society Helps Beary Bear by Jessica D. Adams, Janiece Adams (Illustrator)


Title: The Underground Toy Society Helps Beary Bear
Author: Jessica Adams
Illustrator: Janiece Adams
Pages: 24
Published: March 25, 2017
Publisher: Self
Genre: Children
Review: ebook provided by author
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Janelle's favorite toy was Beary Bear. Janelle took Beary everywhere. During a family road trip, Janelle was too tired to hold onto Beary, and she dropped him. Beary was scared, and Janelle had a hard time at home without her favorite toy. Will Janelle and Beary be reunited? Find out as Murry Mole digs new tunnels underground to help The Underground Toy Society find Beary.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Dolphins! (Step into Reading, Step 3) by Sharon Bokoske, Margaret Davidson, Courtney (Illustrator)


Title: Dolphins!
Author: Sharon Brokoske and Margaret Davidson
Illustrator: Courtney
Published: April 14, 2010
Publisher: Random House for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Genre: Children ages 5 on up
Review: library ebook
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Illus. in full color. Chock-full of information about the most sensitive, intelligent, and friendly of large aquatic creatures, Dolphins! should fare swimmingly with kids who read about whales and sharks.

The Travel Adventures of George and Paolo: Thailand by Valerie Van Ballaer


Title: The Travel Adventures of George and Paolo: Thailand
Author: Valerie Van Ballaer
Illustrator: Valerie Van Ballaer
Published: March 26, 2018
Pages: 26
Review: ebook provided by author
Genre: Children ages 5 on up
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Are you ready to delve into another fun and exciting travel adventure? George and Paolo hop on a tuk-tuk to explore tropical Thailand, traveling from north to south, through Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai, Kanchanaburi, Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi, enjoying the wonders of the country's culture, food, and nature.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

I Am a Tyrannosaurus by Tatsuya Miyanishi

Title: I Am a Tyrannosaurus
Author: Tatsuya Miyanishi
Publisher: Museyon Inc.
Review: ebook provided by NetGalley and publisher
Genre: Children ages 5 on up
Pages: 40
Published: July 1, 2018

A little Pterosaur lives on top of a rocky mountain, where his mother teaches him to be kind and to always help others in need. One day, a huge Tyrannosaurus falls down the mountain and is injured as he tries to catch the little Pterosaur. Remembering his mother’s lesson, the little Pterosaur decides to take care of the injured Tyrannosaurus. As a result of his fall, the Tyrannosaurus temporarily loses his sight, and asks, “Who is there?” The Pterosaur hides and answers, “I am a Tyrannosaurus.” The fifth title in this acclaimed Tyrannosaurus series, I Am a Tyrannosaurus, delivers a heartwarming story about being kind and helping others with vivid, brightly colored illustrations and endearingly drawn characters.