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Feminist Baby by Loryn Brantz
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bookshelves: board-books, disney-book-group, arcs-or-gifted

A bright, cheeky, and funny board book with a positive message for all babies, Loryn Brantz’s Feminist Baby is a board book winner. Blurbed by feminist writer and professor Roxane Gay, Feminist Baby broadly takes on feminism and wonderfully turns the concept into an affirmative board book that babies/kids and adults will like.

In the last few years, there appears to be an increase in the number of concept board books (concepts beyond ABC and counting, etc.). For example, Ruth Spiro and Irene Chan have collaborated on a Baby Loves series featuring aerospace engineering, quarks, and more, giving STEM a place in early childhood literature. Other board books series such as Cozy Classics and BabyLit have taken on themes or concepts in classic literature and adjusted them to suit babies and toddlers. Loryn Brantz’s Feminist Baby now joins the oeuvre, and it is wonderful to see and read. Concepts- such as feminism- can be complex, so you might wonder, what can a baby get from this? The answer is: an introduction to vocabulary! It’s all about learning and exploring, and having the pleasure and option to read something as encouraging and aware like Feminist Baby to a wee one is just fantastic.

I received a copy of this title courtesy of Disney-Hyperion in exchange for an honest review and for the purposes of a blog post. All opinions and comments are my own.
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Reading Progress

April 12, 2017 – Started Reading
April 12, 2017 – Shelved
April 12, 2017 – Shelved as: board-books
April 12, 2017 – Shelved as: disney-book-group
April 12, 2017 – Shelved as: arcs-or-gifted
April 12, 2017 – Finished Reading

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