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Feb 24, 2015
| ISBN 9780698401822
| 3-5 years
Feb 24, 2015 | ISBN 9780698401822 | 3-5 years
New moms and their babies will love watching Henry say his first wordBaby Henry is under a lot of pressure to say his first word. His parents are all excited about what it will be, but Henry doesn’t see what the big deal is. He says things all the time like “bbbghsh” and “boop,” but no one seems to understand what he means. So, Henry decides that he better start searching for a word. Luckily, just when he needs it most, his first word comes looking for him.This picture book about learning to talk is the perfect gift for new parents and big brothers and sisters. Watching Henry hit this developmental milestone is a treat, and new moms will melt when they find out what Henry’s first word is.
Lindsay Ward is a cut paper artist whose author/illustrator credits include When Egg Met Blue, Please Bring Balloons, and Henry Finds His Word. She received her BFA from Syracuse University and lives in Lakewood, Ohio, with her husband and dog.
“Illustrations in gentle pastels portray a crawler with personality…a singular infant in a universal situation.” —BookList“Let this be the first first-word book to pull from the shelf.” —Kirkus Reviews
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