The stylish, inclusive early-learning series designed to strengthen your bond with baby.

New titles coming February 2019!

The original high-contrast bestseller!

Baby Talk


“[P]leasing and baby friendly. What is especially nice about the photographs is that they depict babies and adults of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds . . . very sweet and engaging.” —Kirkus Reviews

AGES 0 – 2 | 24PP | 6 5/8 x 6 1/2 IN

BOARD BOOK | 9781782852223 | $6.99 USD

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BABY-FRIENDLY DESIGN

The black-and-white photographic illustrations appeal to babies' love for gazing at faces, while the bold patterning throughout encourages calm and focus. Chic graphic design and a contemporary aesthetic unify the Baby's Day series and distinguish it from others on the market.

FAMILY DIVERSITY

The illustrations feature photographs of a wide variety of babies, family situations and caregivers, offering an inclusive representation of caregivers and siblings lovingly interacting with baby.

VERSATILE AGE RANGE

With photographic images and a seek-and-find element on each patterned page, the Baby's Day Set will delight newborns, toddlers and even school-aged children.

THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF KINDNESS

Prompts the type of interaction that reinforces a secure caregiver-child bond, laying the foundation for self-confidence and empathy.

 
SLJ logo  BABY TALK / HABLANDO CON BÉBÉ "is such a perfect book to translated in this way. Every baby should have a chance to get a kick out of it."
— School Library Journal, Elizabeth Bird
Youth Services Book Review  BABY TALK / HABLANDO CON BÉBÉ is "perfect for all board book collections."
— 
Youth Services Book Review, Stephanie Tournas

 

Skye Silver grew up in Maryland but now lives in Boston, where she was the Associates of the Boston Public Library Writer in Residence in 2016-2017 under her real name, Lisa Rosinsky. Her debut young adult novel Inevitable and Only was published by Boyds Mills Press in 2017. Baby Play joins Dump Truck Disco on the growing list of books she’s written for Barefoot.

 

Sunny Scribens was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, and holds an M.A. in Classics from the University of Texas. She has written numerous titles for Barefoot Books, including Space Song Rocket Ride and My Friend Robot, and co-authored the critically acclaimed The Barefoot Book of Children under the name Kate DePalma.

 

Stefanie Paige Wieder, MS.Ed. is a child development specialist who has developed many titles for Barefoot, including the Build-a-Story Cards product line and the Barefoot First Games series. She holds degrees from Harvard University and the Bank Street Graduate School of Education.

 

Stella Blackstone has been writing for children for over twenty years. She is also the author of Barefoot favorites such as the Bear series, The Wheels on the Bus and My Granny Went to Market.

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*Bilingual Spanish-English editions available in the US and Canada only.