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Агууу: Книжка за бебетата

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Очарователни моменти в рисунки и рими за бебетата на различните животни през погледа на татко-паток.

Книжка с размери – подходящи за малки детски ръчички, с твърди корици и страници – удобни за разглеждане и игра, с красиви илюстрации и симпатични рими.

Автор е Ил Сунг На, млад южнокорейски илюстратор с редица престижни награди.

24 pages, Board book

First published January 1, 2013

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Il Sung Na

20 books96 followers
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Il Sung Na studied illustration at Kingston University in London. He currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri, in the USA.

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Profile Image for Afaf Ammar.
889 reviews509 followers
September 13, 2020
"When the flowers begin to

قصة مصورة برسومات جميلة للفنان الكوري الجنوبي سونغ نا
مبهجة، مشرقة، ودافئة جدًا، أحببتها 💕~~

Profile Image for Стефан Русинов.
Author 15 books181 followers
January 6, 2017
Прекрасни илюстрации, в които има хумор, мекота, шарения и чудесни детайли за намиране. Превода намерих много несполучлив откъм рими и най-вече ритъм и естественост. Някой трябва да каже на "Рибка", че това не е лесна работа. И че страничен поглед е необходим за всички книги. Хич не съм надъхан да прочета на племенницата си текста в сегашния му вид.
Profile Image for Abigail.
7,174 reviews187 followers
January 25, 2020
Expatriate Korean artist Il Sung Na, whose lovely artwork I first encountered in the bedtime story A Book of Sleep , which chronicles how different animals take their rest, here looks at a number of baby animals on their first day of life. Beginning with a bunch of noisy ducklings, the text considers creatures with lots of siblings (fish) and those with none (a monkey), young who can walk immediately (zebras) and those who must be carried (lions). Babies carried in pouches both maternal (kangaroos) and paternal (seahorses), those born with fur (polar bears) and those born with scales (snakes) - all are considered. At the end of their first day however, they all need their rest...

As is so often the case with Il Sung Na's books, I found the artwork in A Book of Babies simply delightful. The text itself is simple, reminiscent of A Book of Sleep , with its look at various kinds of animals, and the illustrations are beautiful. I always appreciate the textured appearance of Na's art, the little designs and spirals on everything from icebergs to leaves, the subtle variations of color that make bark and grass look somehow natural and fantastical at the same time. I don't know that this is a personal favorite of Na's books, but it would make a nice little story-hour selection at bedtime. Recommended to young animal lovers, as well as to fans of the artist.
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3,033 reviews17 followers
April 17, 2017
This was an interesting book that takes the reader on a very basic journey to study what it is like for babies while contrasting the various ideas such as multiple siblings or being without siblings. Since the book is so general the plot does little to really study the ideas of any particular animal baby but offers a doorway for those who may want to explore a bit further such as teachers when they are talking about families and thus the reading is definitely quick while not much of an actual story.

At the same time the reader is given more of a chance to get immersed into the book via the illustrations. Brightly colorful and a bit cartoonish the reader is taken on a journey following I believe Father Duck as he goes on an exploratory trip where he meets other animals with their babies thus giving the reader a chance to get to know a bit about other species while at the same time allowing them to meet various environments.

All in all a decent book to have for children, especially really little ones who are curious about their families. And also just as an entertainment book read just before bedtime.
Profile Image for Книжни Криле.
2,965 reviews163 followers
January 6, 2017
В началото на декември почитателите на Ил Сунг На отново имаха повод за радост – вече четвърта книжка от библиографията на корейския илюстратор излезе на български език в симпатичен римуван превод! Виновниците, разбира се, отново са екипът на издателство „Рибка”! След „Хрррр – книжка за заспиването”, „Брррр – книжка за зимата” и „Игра на криеница” ред е на „Агууу – Книжка за бебетата” (в оригинал – „Shhh – A Book of Babies”)! Прочетете ревюто на "Книжни Криле":

Profile Image for Tamara.
1,420 reviews555 followers
January 23, 2014
Just another "baby animal" book, but charming nonetheless. It would make a fun game with a small child to find the different sightings of the duckling as you flip to the next page.

(The page with the duckling ducking his head under water to watch the fish is my favorite.)
25 reviews
February 24, 2016
I gave this book a five star rating mostly because of it's incredible illustrations. The pictures are so beautifully designed. I myself am an artist and this book reminded me of my own style with all of its swirls and curvy lines. Great book for young kids!
September 26, 2016
A Book of Babies is exactly what it sounds like: a sweet little board book that follows a fluffy baby duck as he visits different animal babies on the day they are born. Several different types can be found on his route: zebras, ducks, sea horses, polar bears, fish, monkeys, and more. The duckling gets to see all of the differences between the new babies, as well as the things that are the same across the species.

The illustrations are darling and eye-catching; definitely the most appealing aspect of the book. Adults and kids alike will love the unique style of the pictures. With just one simple line of text per page, this is a read-aloud best suited to younger children, particularly those who are expecting a new sibling.

*Thoughts from a 3-year-old: My son loves animals, and he loves babies. This was a hit that had him cooing and exclaiming over each new baby that he found.

Recommended by Molly, Librarian, MD, USA, and her son Bash.

Read alikes: A Book of Sleep, by Il Sung Na; Global Babies, by the Global Fund for Children.

This review originally appeared on A Book and a Hug.
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4,117 reviews109 followers
January 13, 2014
A duck takes readers on a tour of different sorts of animal babies. The duck heads around the world, visiting baby lions, baby lizards, baby polar bears, and baby kangaroos among many others. A trait of each baby is mentioned to distinguish them. Baby zebras walk right away. Fish are born with lots of brothers and sisters. Seahorse fathers carry their babies in a pouch. These small details add up to a kaleidoscope of different animals and offer lots of opportunities for parents to talk more about each animals as they share the book.

This author of The Book of Sleep always fills her books with rich illustrations. Here her gentle poem carries the duck from one place to the next, but it is the illustrations that make this such a special gem. Done in mixed media, they feature a variety of textured papers that become ice bergs, tree trunks and even the sky. He manages to make colors that seem to emit light, glowing on the page.

Perfect for toddler bedtimes, this book is radiant with baby animals. Appropriate for ages 1-3.
November 28, 2018
This book isn't really a story, it just compares and contrasts the different types of animals when they are born. It includes that some animals can walk right when they are born, some cannot. Some animals are born with fur, and others with scales. The book ends by saying that all babies need to return to their nest at the end of the day.

I think this book is cute but it isn't really a story with any characters. It's a sweet book about how we all need to return to our "nests" at the end of each day, but I don't know if this would appeal to young students.

This book can be used in a classroom for two main reasons. One, to teach about the different kinds of animals when they are born, and two, to show that all babies return to their "nest" at the end of the day just like they do. It shows that it is a blessing to be able to go home.
Author 3 books9 followers
November 11, 2014
This is a beautiful bedtime story about animal babies. The author takes you to many different types of animal families including those with siblings, those who live in pouches, and those with fur versus scales. But in the end, all babies need their sleep.

Na's illustrative technique is unique. He uses a variety of textures and colors which brings the animals to life. The animals are colored creatively in some cases rather than realistically. This book is short--22 pages--but that makes it perfect for young children ages 0-4 for whom I would recommend this book.

I enjoyed the book so much that I would have liked to see more pages of animals.
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240 reviews7 followers
May 27, 2018
A Book of Babies is a beautiful tribute to Spring time and the flourishing of life during this magnificent season. A curious unnamed duck wanders about rejoicing in the birth of various creatures and noting the differences between each animal that is born. The illustrations lend themselves well to this story and as you turn each page and spot the curious duck roaming about, it feels as if your eyes are simply moving across a single mural instead of onto a separate page. I love this book! It is a perfect example of a picture book that works well for baby and toddler storytimes about Spring, animals, and/or ducks.
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13.3k reviews276 followers
November 17, 2014
Starting with the noisy ducklings born in the spring and ending with those same ducklings that are now sleepy, this picture book describes some of the animal babies that enter the world and their families. The handsome illustrations have been created by "combining handmade painterly textures with digitally generated layers, which were then compiled in Adobe Photoshop." Parents and their little ones will certain enjoy reading this picture book together and savoring their own time together. No matter how different they are, all babies need to sleep.
55 reviews
April 29, 2016
This was a cute book that briefly went over animals and their babies. It talked about the differences between mammals and reptiles babies, and how different animals act when they are young. I love the illustrations in this book because they are a really cool style and have the animals looking kind of silly all at the same time, it's great. This would be good for a young children's class to use when they start talking about animals.
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2,106 reviews24 followers
January 8, 2014
This book is dedicated "To all the mommies in the world" but I'm sure daddies will like it too! And reading the back matter I see that the illustrations are created by "combining handmade painterly textures with digitally generated layers, which were then compiled in Adobe Photoshop." The illustrations are gorgeous and I can't wait to share this one at story time!
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26 reviews1 follower
September 17, 2015
This book is a really simple way of introducing how baby animals come into the world. The illustrations are absolutely stunning. The use of color and different textures really make them stand out. They also aide in the story very well with how they represent what is being said. Some children may not know what a "pouch" on a kangaroo is but by having the picture they are able to figure it out.
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166 reviews59 followers
October 22, 2017
"Агууу: Книжка за бебетата" притежава същите плюсове като другите две четива от поредицата на илюстратора за най-малките, но тук темата е децата на животните. Жизнерадостната зелено-жълта корица веднага привлича погледа, а представените животни и появата на техните потомци могат да изненадат дори възрастните. http://detskiknigi.com/?p=25420
Profile Image for Sara Grochowski.
1,142 reviews566 followers
October 9, 2013
Il Sung Na, author of the beloved book A BOOK OF SLEEP, returns with a new story similarly populated with whimsical illustrations and a tender depiction of family in all shapes and sizes. A BOOK OF BABIES is sure to capture the attention and hearts of both parents and children alike.
Author 1 book57 followers
January 31, 2014
This book is adorably illustrated with animals of all types and the babies they have. It is a simple story, but there is a lot to talk about on each page. Great for describing characteristics of animals in the wild, and ideal for an ECE or very early elementary audience.
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3,034 reviews59 followers
February 18, 2015
A curious duck watches all kinds of babies. At the end of the day, all babies need their sleep. Beautiful illustrations introduce youngsters to all different types of animals and their habitats.

Reviewer 18
23 reviews
February 23, 2016
I thought this was a really cute book. I think it would be best to read for bedtime to little toddlers or maybe a nap time book too. The illustrations were really cute and the words were pretty simple. This book would be a great first book for kids, for their parents to read of course.
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1,587 reviews76 followers
September 8, 2017
This is a really good book for infants. The illustrations have bright colours and there is enough going on that you can engage the child with questions as you go, or play a game of finding the duck who appears on every page. The text is simple and rhythmic - a perfect match.
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1,022 reviews11 followers
January 29, 2018
Na describes many types of animal babies and how their parents take care of them. Illustrations are made with layers that are hand-painted and those that are digitally made. Cute book that introduces a bit of information about baby animals and their parents.
November 28, 2018
Copyright: 2014
Genre: Picture book
This is a story about animals and their babies. I would read this book to kids to learn about how each animal baby is different but they all have something in common.

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