Snuggle the Baby (Board Books)
Snuggle the Baby by Sara Gillingham is a lift the flap board book that is ideal for young big siblings. The book has a moving parts on every two page spread so that big brother or sister can interact with it as mom or dad reads about all the things that baby likes to do. Note that the baby cut-out from the next to last page should be taken out so that it can be tucked in under the blanket on the last page of the book. Ages 1 to 3 (Abrams).— From Best Books for Big Siblings
Includes one removable paper doll for children to snuggle, swaddle, and tuck in. This interactive novelty board book plays like a doll and reads as a gentle "How to Care for Baby" manual for young kids. From swaddling to shushing, Gillingham has incorporated real tactics for newborn care, giving the text an authenticity and purpose. Interactivities include tickling, feeding, diapering, swaddling, rocking, and tucking in the baby, all accompanied by tender, instructive narration. Perfect for soon-to-be older siblings or doll-crazy toddlers, this book encourages children to read while they play, and practice empathy and care. Praise for Snuggle the Baby
"This interactive offering invites little ones to practice taking care of babies, playing with them, feeding them and putting them to bed... An intriguing concept."
About the Author
Sara Gillingham is an award-winning art director and designer. She was the Design Director for Children's Publishing at Chronicle Books and taught at UC Berkeley and California College of Arts. She created the In My Nest series for Chronicle and illustrates the Empowerment series for Abrams Appleseed. She lives with her family in British Columbia, Canada.