One of my son's favorite words is "baby". He loves singing, "Bye, bye baby. Bye, bye." He has also started to actually sit still long enough for me to read him a book or two. One recent book we have recently read is Baby, baby, written by Diane Stortz and illustrated by Ailie Busby.
Babies enjoy books, looking at other babies, and their own flowering abilities. This short rhyming poem combines all three in a sweet and happy way, while introducing babies to God's love for them. The simple words are paired with colorful images of babies engaging in familiar activities, allowing the book to be used as an introductory concept book as well. And it ends with a reminder that Baby is always loved by God.My brief thoughts: Overall this book is cute. It rhymes. Some of the rhymes did not work as well as it could have. For example, the last few pages had "Baby smiles and Baby nods. Baby's always loved by God." If the author was able to make nods to nod, it would have worked better. But I had to remind myself that Baby, baby is not Shakespeare. It's for babies, and my son enjoyed this book. At the end of each page, I would demonstrate the activity that the baby was doing.
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