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Author: Jez Alborough
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Year Distributed: 2004
Availability: Past Books
Themes/Topics: Animals, Feelings
Bobo the chimp seeks hugs among various jungle animals and their young, but he does not get what he wants until he is reunited with his own parent.
Age Group 12 months
What’s Happening at this Age
- Looking at pictures and begin to name familiar items like dog, cup, and baby
- Answering questions about what they see in books
- Recognizing the covers of favorite books
- Beginning to recognize when a book is upside down
All of a sudden, your baby doesn’t seem like a baby anymore! This is an amazing time for your little one as they’re very aware of the world around them. Even though they’re not saying them yet, your baby is already learning words. A wonderful way to learn new words is by pointing out pictures in favorite books and talking about each thing on the page. They’re also learning about how books work so having them hand you a book can give you a chance to talk about how you hold it. Letting your baby turn the pages gives you an opportunity to praise their own efforts at handling a book.
Click here to see a full list of milestones for your 12-month-old as well as tips and activities for you and your baby!
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