Baby Loves by Metropolitan Museum of Art

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baby cuddles
baby hugs
baby kisses
bagby loves


Here is the perfect book to read and play with baby. In sixteen paintings, prints, and pastels by American Impressionist Mary Cassatt, baby feeds ducks, claps hands, drinks milk, stands up, and kisses mommy goodnight, alonside an irresistible rhyme that baby will love hearing and acting out over and over again.

 

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William Lach is a senior editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He has worked on many books for the museum, including "Can You Hear It?", also published by Abrams. William received his BA in English from Boston College and now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, daughter, and son.
 
Published June 1, 2002 by Metropolitan Museum of Art. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Because hearing is the first sense to develop—after about six months in the womb—a mother’s voice becomes supremely comforting to her child, so Cobb encourages even the tuneless among us to persevere because “[y]our voice is the voice your baby loves best.” For readers interested in teaching this...

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An encouraging voice calls for the location of each sweet and cuddly body part.

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Later, with bellies full of food and conversation, “into a slot of silence… / ...rang a little mirthful sound,” causing more hilarity to ensue until the guests finally depart into the soft, falling snow.

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An adorable lift-the-flap book that works on a number of levels.

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A bevy of Katz's now-trademark circular-headed babies enthusiastically encounter different shapes.

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How does baby feel?” Across the spread, on the facing page, there’s a full-size flap illustrating the scene in Katz’s bold cartoons and her colorful and recognizable patterns.

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/ [lift flap] Here are some wiggly worms!” Other flaps offer surprises best viewed from a distance;

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A little red-haired girl wearing a hot pink bathing suit spies the sun behind a curtain, her swimming tube under the towel and, finally, Mommy behind a tree with a garden hose ready for some water play.

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Lawrence’s lovable infant basks in the warmth of familial affection in this exuberant companion title to Baby Loves.

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Baby Loves by William Lach features the well-known mother-child images of American Impressionist Mary Cassatt. Each painting, print or pastel accompanies a two-word text describing the action (such

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