[Reviewed from Copy Courtesy of Phaidon] My First Book of Patterns is a beautifully designed and elegant board book that introduces young ones to different lines, shapes, and the patterns that they create. Done in bold, vibrant colors with scenes that are eye-catching and immersive, My First Book of Patterns is a wonderful book to read with young ones. Created by Montessori educators, designers, and artists, this 66-page board book takes patterns-and-shapes format to a whole new level. Its layout and […]
When Your Lion Needs a Bath is so much fun. It easily incites happy giggles among little ones but also has adults quickly realizing the uncanny similarities between bathing lions and reluctant children.
Before and After is excellent in every way. It playfully and creatively explores the concept of before and after while ingeniously utilizing the advantages of the board book format. Before and After is engaging, delightful, surprising, inclusive, and laugh out loud funny.
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I received a review copy from the publisher. No other compensation was received. Music Is… is a gorgeous board book told in opposites that celebrates a wide variety of musical concepts, instruments, and the people that enjoy them. Beautifully contrasted bright images of people with headphones, bass drums, pots and pans, harps, tambourines, french horns, cassette tapes, records, tubas, banjos, guitars, electric and upright pianos, harpsichords, and cymbals all introduce and reinforce musical concepts while adroitly teaching basic opposites of […]
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