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The baby's catalogue / Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

By: Ahlberg, Janet.
Contributor(s): Ahlberg, Allan [illustrator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Puffin Books, 2005Description: 30 unnumbered pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0141380772; 9780141380773; 0141343362; 9780141343365.Other title: Babys catalogue.Subject(s): Families -- Juvenile fiction | Infants -- Juvenile fiction | Board booksSummary: This charming picture book is loads of fun for both toddlers and their parents. It teaches category concepts (foods, pets, toys, accidents, etc.) by following five very different families through a day any parent of a two year old won't have trouble imagining.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This is a board book version of the Ahlbergs' bestselling picture book that looks at the lives of five families through the course of a day, and night, and shows a range of baby paraphernalia that will be instantly recognizable to babies and toddlers.

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This charming picture book is loads of fun for both toddlers and their parents. It teaches category concepts (foods, pets, toys, accidents, etc.) by following five very different families through a day any parent of a two year old won't have trouble imagining.

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Kirkus Book Review

Diverting, inexhaustible, and not for babes only; tiny watercolors of Dads brushing their teeth, powdering baby, pouring coffee; of Moms on the phone, off to work, at the stove; of Brothers and Sisters playing or scrapping; of the intangible (Mornings, Accidents) and the concrete (High Chairs, Carriages, Diapers). More often than hot, the individual pictures are self-contained stories, just waiting to be ""told"" by the onlooking child. (Under Accidents, for instance, a baby is dropping blocks into a goldfish bowl, while another changes the dials on a TV set.) But even the pages of pictures pure-and-simple--like Pets--have their little wrinkles. Thus, the observant child will spot a block in the Goldfish bowl (the baby's block, from the Accidents page); while some unlikely pets, Ants, march across the bottom of the page and start up the margin. Most noteworthy, though, is the tender warmth conveyed--of all kinds of families with babies (and other children too) in all kinds of settings all through the day. We start and end with babies, that is; and move from Moms and Dads and Breakfasts, to Bedtimes and Moms-and-Dads. The Ahlbergs, indeed, have made masterly use of a simple idea. Copyright ©Kirkus Reviews, used with permission.