Time to Say Bye-Bye
ISBN 9780670013098 | 32 pages | 16 Feb 2012 | Viking Children's | 8.26 x 5.23in | 2 - 5 years
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A perfect picture book for toddlers on the go!
All toddlers live by the pleasure principle. For them, fun times always end too soon. So often they either turn a deaf ear to the words "It's time to say bye-bye" or simply throw a tantrum. What is the solution? In this warm-hearted picture book, Maryann Cocca-Leffler follows a toddler from morning to bedtime, showing that all saying "byebye" really means is that you're ready to say "hello" to the next fun thing on your "agenda." With a bare minimum of words, and playful artwork, this is one of those rare read-alouds perfect for very young children.
Praise for Time to Say Bye-Bye by Maryann Cocca-Leffler:
"...vibrant, sweet, watercolor illustrations ... along with a spare text, make this an enjoyable read-aloud for the youngest of listeners." —School Library Journal
"This would be a great addition to a babies' laptime, particularly if the little ones were encouraged to say/wave bye-bye along with the story." —BCCB
"So effective is the delivery here that parents may find themselves saying bye-bye to things they'd never imagined talking to." —Kirkus
"The appropriately short text captures the rhythm of the child's day ... Bright and sunny, the mixed-media illustrations create an appealing world full of recognizable things." —Booklist
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