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What's Missing: Faces: A Toddler Learning Activity

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The first image a baby recognizes is the human face. This book helps them to examine and name the details. Help your child develop observational skills by figuring out what's missing from each face. The fun pictures range from simple to challenging. For ages 2-5.

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Paperback, 28 pages
Published February 19th 2014 by Single Drop Publishing (first published January 28th 2014)
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Priya Narayanan
Jun 07, 2016 Priya Narayanan rated it it was amazing
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What's the first thing toddlers use to learn about their surroundings? Their body, of course. And the face, in particular, with so many sense organs packed into it! And that's what makes Bonnie Ferrante's picture book 'What's Missing: Faces' so interesting.

With one part of the face missing on each page along with a simple explanation of why that part is important to us, it helps toddlers understand their own faces through a fun activity. And once she's done with human faces, the author has also
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Barbara Ann
Apr 28, 2015 Barbara Ann rated it it was amazing
What a delightful way for a parent or caretaker to share playing a game and learning all at once! In this fun book for toddlers, simple multicultural faces are presented with one part missing. The child then guesses what feature is missing. The author explains in simple fashion how that part of the body is used. Eyes, ears, nose, mouth, teeth and hair are explained. Ms. Ferrante goes further to include eyebrows and tongue. Near the end of the book, a few familiar animals like ducks, cats, and ...more
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Jul 23, 2016 A.J. Culey rated it it was amazing
What’s Missing: Faces by Bonnie Ferrante is a charming activity book for toddlers. Featuring a diverse set of faces, both human and animal, with various missing parts, this picture book provides interactive learning opportunities for the child. In reading this book with their toddlers, parents and caregivers can help children learn about faces and the different features present there. This book also offers opportunities to compare animal to human features and to learn how each feature helps a ...more
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Bonnie Ferrante is a hybrid writer (publishing traditionally and self-publishing). She was a grade school teacher for thirty-three years, ten as teacher-librarian. She has received three OAC grants for her writing. She has recently entered the field of self-publishing and is greatly enjoying illustrating her own picture books although this becomes more difficult as her Parkinson's Disease ...more
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