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What Is That?

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Share these familiar objects with your baby. It is never too early to look and talk together!
Board Book, 12 pages
Published September 15th 1994 by Greenwillow Books
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Jon(athan) Nakapalau
Oct 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Minimalistic and interesting.
Emily Hamstra
Jul 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book is great to stimulate the use of black/white visuals for babies. My niece who just turned one really enjoys looking at books and the stimulation it gives her. We didn't have any Tana Hoban books for her, but I would definitely look into it when I can children of my own. This book was in our text in Chapter 4 pertaining to 1st baby books.
Sep 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Another good title from Tana Hoban. This hits a lot of different baby stages--it's designed for tiny infants, but my 20-month-old likes to flip through and name all of the objects.
Nov 07, 2011 rated it really liked it
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dynamite picture book for babies, not cartoony. realistic pictures in black and white, high contrast
Apr 23, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2008-reads
French translation of "Who Are They?" Black shadow pictures of animals and their babies. The high contrast is particularly attractive for very young children.
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Mama showed me this picture book today - white pictures on black backgrounds. She told me what each picture was and compared it to stuff in my daily life. Even though the pictures were made for my vision right now, I lost interest before the last two pages.
Sep 06, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: lib-lew, board-books
I like the concept of all these Hoban books. We own two of her books, so even though I looked at this one at the library, I didn't see any need to bring it home for William. This one was alright, but completely unremarkable compared to the others.
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Like the concept, but the objects aren't the ones I would pick.
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Fun little board book. Good for vocab development. Engages a four month old.
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