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First Celebrations Series

Barbara Barbieri McGrath and Peggy Tagel
Halloween Colors by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (Author); Peggy Tagel (Illustrator)
Parade Colors by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (Author); Peggy Tagel (Illustrator)
Birthday Counting by Barbara Barbieri McGrath (Author); Peggy Tagel (Illustrator)

First Celebrations Series : Titles in Order

Book 7
Looking for a board book that celebrates birthdays? Look no further! Birthday Counting is the perfect choice for baby’s birthday party! This festive board book introduces counting in reverse from six to one, with all the typical trappings of a birthday fete, including cakes, balloons, and presents. This book is part of the First Celebrations series, which also includes Easter Counting, Halloween Colors, Vanlentine’s Shapes, Christmas Colors & Counting, and Thanksgiving Counting! Round out the series with this new fun and colorful book about the most important day of the year — your birthday!
Book 6
Strike up the band!

This upbeat and cheerful celebration for baby’s first patriotic holidays introduces a variety of colors as readers encounter Uncle Sam, parade floats, and the American flag.
Book 5
A colorful choice for little ones awaiting the Easter Bunny! This brightly illustrated shape-cut board book introduces the youngest readers to counting as they hunt for holiday treats including bunnies, eggs, and flowers. Easter Counting is the fifth title in the First Celebrations series, which includes Halloween Colors, Thanksgiving Counting, Christmas Colors and Counting, and Valentine’s Shapes. Add this colorful book to your collection of Easter books!
Book 4
This unique alternative to stuffed animals and sweets makes baby’s first Valentine’s Day all about shapes, including Valentine favorites like hearts, balloons, and flowers.
Book 3
A merry and bright option for baby’s first Christmas introduces colors with seasonal favorites such as elves and the Christmas tree. Practice basic non-sequential counting and color recognition with festive flair! Simple, clear text is perfect for little eyes, and sturdy construction will stand up to even the most enthusiastic little hands. The fun die-cut shape and bright illustrations make this the perfect baby-shower and first-Christmas gift. Little fingers will have endless fun in this Christmas wonderland.
Book 2
Introduce the youngest dinner guests to the joys of Thanksgiving and counting!
Count from one to ten on Baby’s first Thanksgiving. Made more special when you introduce the youngest of readers to a variety of colors as they experience setting the table, passing the peas, and a walk after dinner.

Celebrate the holiday with this colorful, delightful board book that will stimulate little brains and introduce basic counting skills. Everyone loves Thanksgiving and now little ones will be even more excited when they can read about Thanksgiving fun!
Book 1
A colorful choice for the littlest trick-or-treaters.
This bright and fun selection for baby’s first Halloween introduces the youngest of readers to a variety of colors as they encounter seasonal staples like pumpkins, ghosts, and trick-or-treating. Some costumes are spooky; some are silly; all are full of color! Ideal for read-alouds, a cute die-cut shape and bright illustrations make this introduction to the sights of Halloween a perfect gift for baby showers, spooky seasonal parties, and other celebrations.
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