Sign Language ABC by Lora Heller

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A is for ASTRONAUT, B is for BIRD, and C is for CRAB. Bold and bright, hip and cool, this striking ABC book is like none other: each page teaches children the American Sign Language alphabet through a combination of letters, hand spelling, and adorable illustrations.

About Lora Heller

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In her New York City Baby Fingers„¢ school, Lora Heller teaches infants to sign before they can speak. She has been featured in the The New York Times and is author of Sterling's Sign Language for Kids: A Fun and Easy Guide to American Sign Language and our Baby Fingers„¢ books, Hello, Goodbye; All Day Long; I Want; I'm Feeling; and Teaching Your Baby to Sign. Laura lives in New York, NY. Learn more about her at
Published March 6, 2012 by Sterling Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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Clean, digital illustrations depict one word for each letter of the alphabet in sign language.

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Publishers Weekly

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With an opening note that ""children who understand sign language tend to have a stronger command of verbal skills,"" Teaching Your Baby to Sign by Lora Heller invites youngsters to learn 21 everyday words, from ""baby"" to ""mommy"" and ""daddy"" and ""love."" Each word appears above a photograp...

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In this compact alphabet book and introduction to American Sign Language, Heller, who founded the New York City Baby Fingers sign language program, presents finger spelling as both a useful skill and a fun way to communicate with friends.

Jan 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Sign Language ABC

A Patchwork of Books

The book introduces binary issues not usually confronted in children’s picture books (depression and loss of a loved one later in life), but remains upbeat, due in part to the inclusion of the vivacious cat and touches of humor.

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