I’m totally obsessed with Cheryl Orsini’s work, and I’m yet to encounter a Penny Matthews book I didn’t like, so Look, Baby! seemed a winner to me. And I wasn’t disappointed.
This simple and sweet toddler book follows the travails of a wee baby as he navigates his day – from waking in his cot, through dressing and breakfast, to banging pots in the kitchen, a visit to the park, dinner, bath and bed.
Rhyming text on each verso page underpins a full page illustration of baby in action, and each opposing recto page features a line-up of objects that can be seen from the main picture, each labelled.
Perfect for very young children, the book is not only designed for word comprehension but contains a lovely narrative that pulls the reader through the book.
Orsini’s illustrations are pure delight and will readily engage the very young, through to toddlers.
Would love to see this as a board book, as I’m sure it would be dog-eared in no time.
Look, Baby! is published by Working Title Press.