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DR. Books


14 Pages, 5.5 x 5.5

Formats: Board Book

Board Book, $7.99 (US $7.99) (CA $10.99)

Publication Date: May 2020

ISBN 9781936669806

Rights: WOR

blue manatee press (May 2020)

Price: $7.99


A unique book designed to help families establish reading habits from an early age

Play and learn with bugs of all colors, shapes, and sizes. Questions within the book provide a built-in tool for grown-ups to use while reading, encouraging little ones to expand on the story. This type of interactive "dialogic reading" is key to developing early literacy skills. Start reading and learning today with Bugs!

Author Biography

Doug Cenko is the illustrator of Cats! and Cows!, and the author/illustrator of My Mama is a Mechanic and My Papa is a Princess. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter. He also lives with a few bugs, but he doesn't bother them as long as they don't bother him. Dr. John Hutton is a pediatrician and author from Cincinnati, OH. His research involves the importance of home reading practices and nurturing real-world experiences to promote early brain development and literacy.