Babies and toddlers love to see pictures of animals they recognize, especially animals with their young - and so they will delight in looking at this first picture book, either with grown-ups or by themselves. This book features clear images and simple words about popular farm animals, including cows, sheep, horses, ducks, chickens, and the farmyard cat who keeps the mice away. The photographs are tagged with basic word labels to encourage children to join in as you read. You can learn that a baby cow is known as a calf, little pigs are piglets, a young goat is called a kid, and much more. This book is packed with bright and bold real-life images. It has been specially compiled with the advice of expert consultants to appeal to the awakening visual senses of babies and toddlers. They can see a calf drinking its mother's milk, chickens with their fluffy chicks, a sheepdog helping a shepherd, and more. This wonderful padded boardbook will bring a smile to any little one's face. Meanwhile, grown-ups can point to and repeat the simple words and phrases. With fabulous photographs and engaging text throughout, learning will be a fun experience for all.This first picture book is an important first step into the world of books and reading.
Nicola Tuxworth is a leading educational writer for children. She has created over forty books for preschool learning and for child-and-parent play, including several titles in this series.