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Let's Talk Baby

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Cute and to the point book about understanding baby babble, pinpointing noises and following through to words. 
The illustrations I found to be very cute, but I can't imagine that child would find this book aesthetically pleasing, words and sounds that make noise may encourage but it might not keep a child engaged despite the large print. 

Overall a decent book. The tips are very handy and will help aid mom's with giving their children confidence to go in the right direction.

Many thanks to netgalley for my free arc in return for my review.
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This is a unique picture book for babies, which my daughter and I loved.  She is not a baby, but she still loved the baby talk and babbling, and we had a lot of fun reading this book, with many laughs.  Babies everywhere will love this bibble babble talk, which will help them with their speech development.  I think this is a great way for parents and carers to connect with their babies.  I have never seen a book like this before, and I think it is great.

Many thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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This is a fun book, and it's great to see one written by a speech pathologist. I would prefer photos that were more related to the words, and I also believe that it's a bit oversimplified, even for young children.
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Cute baby book! Perfect for reading to your little ones, I liked that the beginning had some tips for parents to develop their children's learning and the story and illustrations were absolutely adorable.
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Beautifully illustrated book — full of with amazing parenting advices and tips on how to encourage your baby to form their first words! As a mother myself, it is so amazing to see a book focusing on gentle parenting and useful ideas!
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This was a fun book to read to my daughter. She knows a handful of words and you can tell she’s trying to figure out more when we read to her. I liked the tips from the Speech Pathologist and will keep them in mind reading other books to my daughter as well.
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The book is designed for baby's early speech, and a very useful tools during pandemic, where parents can spend more time with their children. With big letters, and more illustration than words, this book will encourage children to make more significant babble.
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A great illustration children's book, Let's Talk Baby is well done with easy to read sentences and colorful images. Definitely a delightful book for children.
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This is such a sweet and short book! The book follows a cute whale family with simple baby words like mama, dada, num-num, etc. The illustrations are adorable and highly engaging. This is great if you have a toddler about to utter their first word, and even if you have a baby, they will find the colors and drawing fascinating. Definitely recommended for new parents
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Thank you to the publisher for an e-arc in exchange for my honest review.

I have a son who is delayed in speech so seeing this pop up on Netgalley I had to check it out. I think this is a fun little book for kids between infant age to toddlerhood. The pictures and large words are great for examples and word play. The artwork is very cute and the colors are attractive to young readers.
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Really liked this with the exception of the last page where it feels like the parent whales are leaving their baby whale.  Other than that, I love the art and the speech pathologist guidance was awesome.
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I loved this book and realized just how important it is to have books written by speech language pathologists to help bring the correct movements to a child's mouth.

I cannot wait to see more of what Stephanie Ciatti writes!
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This is such a great resource for parents who need scaffolding on how to help infants and toddlers develop their first sounds.  Each page has a simple watercolor painting of a whale family and the baby whale's actions.  The opposite page narrates in simple repetitive words what is happening.

This is perfect for speech-language therapists, parents, grandparents, and any caretaker who wants to help a young child develop language.  It is very clearly laid out, and even gives a preface of some of the first sounds infants are able to produce.

I highly recommend this book for anyone who works with babies, speech and language therapy, or in the early intervention realm.
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This would make an excellent gift for all the new mums. I love the illustrations and all the words. Even though this will end up chewed all over, all the sounds from the baby will make it okay.
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A sweet introduction to language for the latest of babies with the softest of colors. Perfect for starters!
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This is great! The book has simple words (babbles) accompanied with giant illustrations of whales family. The illustrations are clear, colourful, and cute!

I particularly liked the tips for the parents (from a speech pathologist), e.g. "Gesture along as you talk (wave when saying "hi" or pretend to bring food to your mouth when saying "num num num").

Simple to use, can't wait to practice with my baby.
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I loved this sweet little book.  We currently have a little one at home learning her words and this little babble book is perfect for engage her and get her pronouncing her new sounds and words.  Lovely colourful illustrations and just long enough also to keep a little girl engaged.  Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for an advance copy.
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This beautifully illustrated book is filled with lots of tips for parents on how to speak to their children from the very beginning. This would be an excellent addition to any new parent's library. I greatly appreciate my ARC from NetGalley.
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This book is aimed at young babies. It includes fun sound noises like "pop" and just a couple of super simple words. The artwork is cute and simple but the imagery was not varied enough to hold the interest of my toddler. My toddler is above the target age for the book though. A young baby under the age of 1 would likely be engaged enough by the content. 

As a parent this was not a particularly fun book to read with my child. There isn't a story or rhyming. This is meant purely to introduce a few very simple words. 

When my toddler was a baby I preferred reading him books with storylines. We had been gifted several small board books that introduced words and such where it was one word per page. As my child got a little older and started showing an interest in the writing and words I would let him play with those books and he would seek me out to find out what it said. So we did read through these types of books together as well and they do have their place in the development of a young child. This particular book has the benefit of being written by a pathologist which is pretty cool and there is a list of tips at the beginning of the book for teaching sounds and words to your child .

I just wish this had included some sort of simple story and had the few words interspersed as emphasis throughout. But, that is my personal preference and I know a lot of parents do prefer brevity so there is less to read out loud. 

This is a 3 1/2 for me but I am rounding up because there is definitely a use for these types of books in very early development despite my own preferences. 

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This was a really cute and to the point book about beginning sounds and noises babies should make. The illusion were really well done. I recommend this to anyone with a baby or even toddler.
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