Teach your baby to communicate their basic wants and needs (with words and sign language), all as they easily learn the letters of the alphabet.
"This is useful on many levels for all babies and young children as another way to express themselves, regardless of hearing ability." - School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
Help your baby communicate! This Irresistible board book teaches your little one the letters of the alphabet while also reinforcing phrases that convey their basic needs. A is for All Done. B is for Bath. C is for cold. These 26 needs are accompanied by clearly illustrated sign language diagrams to learn with your baby. Gorgeously illustrated by Pura Belpré Award Honoree, Loris Lora, these essential signs and adorable babies will help every kiddo, regardless of verbal or hearing ability, express themselves.
About the Author
Loris Lora (She/Her) is a first generation Latina illustrator + designer living and working in Los Angeles. She is a multi-disciplinary artist who has worked in editorial publishing, book publishing, toy design, surface design, and has been featured in galleries across the globe. Learn more at lorislora.com
With a note that these are "essential signs to learn with baby," here are 26 words are taught in American Sign Language in a march through the alphabet. The gestures are taught in pictures, but some will benefit from any video demonstration freely available online. In Pura Belpré Award Honoree Lora's bright graphics, children of many different skin tones are shown using the signs with facial expressions and situations that make the concepts very clear.
VERDICT: This is useful on many levels for all babies and young children as another way to express themselves, regardless of hearing ability. — School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW