Two board books for little fingers to handle and young minds to enjoy
1. "Leo Loves Baby Time"
Leo loves to go to baby time where he sings, plays, and makes new friends.
2. "Leo Can Swim"
Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.
Leo is back (Leo Loves Baby Time, 2014, etc.), and now he happily attends a community swim class with Daddy. "Leo loves the water. He is like a little fish!" A smiling Leo is in sudsy bath water, his dark, curly head and brown body held up by a pair of strong, brown, adult arms.
As the story continues, readers see Leo and Daddy interact lovingly throughout, from sitting together on a big chair viewing a swim-class brochure to changing into proper swim attire in the locker room and taking part in a class that features a pool full of other happy baby-and-adult pairs. The range of skin and hair types is commendable, even including one adult-child combination of nonmatching skin. Getting used to the off-center noses of the babies requires a little time probably more for adults than children.
The text has some sentences that will sound delightful to little ears as little eyes view the water babies: "They swish and swoosh. They splish and sploosh." The tender and competent care given to Leo by his father is reason enough to praise this book. Also, like its predecessor, the codex itself has rounded corners and strong, resilient paper to accommodate its audience. The ending is a bit abrupt, but it parallels babies' and toddlers' tendencies to play hard and suddenly run out of energy. A welcome addition to the toddler bookshelf."
Leo, Lola's little brother from "Leo Loves Baby Time," is back in a new adventure at the pool.
Leo and Daddy go to swim class where they kick, bounce, and dive like little fish. Joining other babies and their caretakers in the pool is a guarantee for unforgettable fun."
Birth to 3 yrs. old