Birthday Cake by Dan Yaccarino
  

Birthday Cake

Written by Dan Yaccarino
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Synopsis

Birthday Cake by Dan Yaccarino

Birthday Cake is a book about sharing and how wonderful it feels to give and not only receive - perfect for kids who have trouble thinking of others. Parents and kids know Dan Yaccarino from his prodigious career in children's entertainment, which includes over three dozen books and three hit television shows: Oswald, The Backyardigans and the Emmy winning Willa's Wild Like. Now the ALA and Parent's Choice Award winning author and illustrator has created three brand new board books perfect to get every preschool kids ready for preschool. Meet Bink, Glub-Glub and Clyde - three friends and residents of Happyland. Each book in the series follows their adventures and illustrates one of three key emotional concepts - worry, gratitude and sharing to help children with their social and emotional development and ready them for preschool. They are the perfect parables: engaging, entertaining and never smug or sanctimonious.

Reviews

Yaccarino makes smart use of his limited text--his wordless spreads say quite a bit about his characters

--and his clean, brightly colored cartooning and lightly delivered message will make readers want to spend more time with this trio. --Publishers Weekly, starred review Yaccarino makes smart use of his limited text his wordless spreads say quite a bit about his characters feelings and his clean, brightly colored cartooning and lightly delivered message will make readers want to spend more time with this trio. Publishers Weekly, starred review

About the Author

Children the world over know Dan Yaccarino from his children's books, Parent's Choice Award-winning animated TV series Oswald (Nick Jr) - chosen by Time magazine as one of the top 6 shows to watch on cable - and Emmy-winningWilla's Wild Life (NBC and Qubo) and character designs for The Backyardigans (Nickelodeon), as well as his manyillustrated toys, games, and other children's products. His bold, stylized illustrations add wit and energy to the work of such prestigious authors as Margaret Wise Brown, Jack Prelutsky, Kevin Henkes, and Patricia MacLachlan in addition to his own stories.

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Book Info

Format

Board book

Author

Dan Yaccarino
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Publisher

Workman Publishing

Publication date

23rd August 2016

ISBN

9780761187349

Publisher Profile

Workman Publishing is an imprint of Workman

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Workman Publishing Company, a medium-sized independent publisher, is the creator of award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, and fun, educational children’s titles.

Publisher's Website

www.workman.com


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