100 First Words by Lauren Crisp, illustrated byThomas Elliott

100 First Words by Lauren Crisp, ilustrated byThomas Elliott. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680106879

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4

Format: Board Book

Genre:  Concepts

What did you like about the book? This little board book showcases familiar items and their words. Each page opening contains settings and ideas that are perfect for the littlest readers to identify – familiar places such as home, the park and the farm, toys and games, colors, food etc. Adorable clothed non-gendered animals in bright, happy colors populate the book, which of course ends with bedtime and a little crocodile drifting off to sleep after going to the potty, taking a bath, and brushing their teeth.

Anything you didn’t like about it? No

To whom would you recommend this book? For 0-3, especially kids who are learning words for everyday items.

Who should buy this book? Day care centers and public libraries

Where would you shelve it ? Board books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Stephanie Tournas, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

Date of review: November 12, 2012

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