Big Book for Toddlers by Alice Wong, Lena Tabori


Big Book for Toddlers by Alice Wong, Lena Tabori

For all the toddlers of the world, here is one special book celebrating the wonder of youth and filled with classic material guaranteed to occupy, fascinate, and delight. Included are fairytales, activities, songs, games, and nursery rhymes. Designed with vintage illustrations that are as timeless as the book's contents, The Big Book for Toddlers is destined to become a well-thumbed favorite in no time. The Big Book for Toddlers will include: Activities & Crafts 15 Activities and Crafts to entertain your toddler, including Christmas Decorations, Easter Bunny Eggs, Leaf Rubbings, Mouth Puppets, Noisemakers, Starry-Night Snow Globe, and Tiny Boats Fairytales 15 Classic Fairytales to read, including: The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Cat and the Fiddle, Chicken Little, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, The Three Little Pigs, and The Ugly Duckling Games15 Old-Fashioned and Finger Games to play with your toddler, including: Five Little Monkeys, Duck, Duck, Goose, Here is the Church, I'm a Little Teapot, Leap Frog, Shadow Puppets, and Simon Says Nursery Rhymes 15 Nursery Rhymes, including: Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet, Old King Cole, Old Mother Hubbard, One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, and Goosey, Goosey, Gander Songs 17 songs with sheet music, including: A-Tisket, A-Tasket, If You're Happy, Little Bunny Foo Foo, Mulberry Bush, Old MacDonald, Rain, Rain, Go Away, Skip to My Lou, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star And much, much more!


Full-bleed vintage illustrations by Jesse Wilcox-Smith, Maxfield Parrish, Margaret Evans Price and others grace the pages of this cheerful 9 x9 hardcover book, divided into five sections: arts and crafts activities, condensed fairy tales, songs, games, and nursery rhymes. The projects are simple and have buoyant instructions (steps to make 'Animal Masks

, 'Add some hairs if you are a mammal, scales if you are feeling reptilian, or feathers to fluff in the birdbath'); songs such as 'Old MacDonald

'Ants Go Marching'

; and familiar stories and rhymes appear as well. The lively assemblage will appeal to toddlers, and the heirloom images should captivate them as well as nostalgic adults. - Publishers Weekly

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224 pages


Alice Wong, Lena Tabori
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Publication date

22nd September 2009



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