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Britannica’s 150 First Words

By Claire E. Laties-Davis
Illustrated by Kasia Dudziuk

Give toddlers the gift of language with words and short phrases to say all day long from the experts at Britannica.

Get toddlers talking all day long with a colourful board book of first words and phrases created by the experts at Britannica. This engaging large-format board book encourages toddlers’ language learning through the repetition of simple words and phrases for everyday objects and activities. Take a trip around the world by following nine babies through their daily routines. Under speech-language pathologist Claire Davis’s sure hand, dressing, mealtime, playtime, bath time, and more become opportunities for babies to learn new words and phrases. Each illustrated spread also includes photographs of babies and everyday objects drawn into the art—creating a search-and-find on every page to allow more time for parents and babies to connect.

  • Author and speech-language pathologist Claire Davis uses tried-and-true, authoritative language based on the principles of child development. In a brief introduction, Davis coaches parents and other caregivers in her proven methods for getting babies talking.
  • Features nine babies of different ethnic backgrounds and settings from around the world.
  • Each spread includes photographs of babies and everyday objects alongside illustrated scenes showing them in action—creating a search-and-find on every page to allow more time for parents and babies to connect.

About the author

Claire E. Laties-Davis MS, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist who works with toddlers and their parents on early speech development. Claire lives in Providence, RI, with her husband and usually an exchange student or two. She has five grown children.

About the illustrator

Kasia Dudziuk is a children’s illustrator and designer based in London, England. She graduated with an Illustration degree from Falmouth University of Arts and also studied at the Sorbonne University in Paris.

ISBN: 9781913750336
Imprint: Britannica Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Board Book
Release Date: October 13, 2021
Dimensions: 280 x 280mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $22.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 03/08/21 at 01:21:59
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