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Peck Peck Peck
Author: Lucy Cousins | Illustrator: Lucy Cousins
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Binding: Board Book
Availability: Current Books
Themes/Topics: Animals, Play
Little woodpecker has just learned to peck. He's having so much fun that he peck-peck-pecks right through a door and has a go at everything on the other side. Children will be drawn to the young bird's exuberance at learning a new skill—and ready to snuggle along at day's end.
Age Group 18 months
What’s Happening at this Age
- Beginning to explore books on their own
- May recite familiar stories to dolls or stuffed animals
- Hearing favorite books over and over
- May finish sentences in favorite books if you pause
Your child’s memory is expanding and they may surprise you with knowing the words of some of your favorite books and songs. Finger plays can help them to remember the songs, too. This is a busy time of brain building for your little one and you may find that they want a lot of repetition with favorite songs, stories, and activities. They’re building their own ability to engage in these things independently, so when you’re exhausted and your toddler is saying “Again! Again!” know that you’re investing in their ability to enjoy learning on their own.
Click here to see a full list of milestones for your 18-month-old as well as tips and activities for you and your toddler!
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