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First Words . . . and Lots More!

By Moni Port
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A catalog of a toddler's world with everyday encounters, unique additions, and four languages! First Words . . . And Lots More! is a super-sized board book depicting all the essential objects that children encounter in daily life....
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★"In an increasingly multicultural world, and given the numbers of migrants making fresh starts in new countries, this book could be profoundly useful in many families and in elementary school libraries as well. English-language terms for each depicted item appear first, in eye-catching white type and a larger font, followed by the Spanish, French, and Arabic equivalents. . . . A valuable tool across a variety of settings."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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A catalog of a toddler's world with everyday encounters, unique additions, and four languages! 

First Words . . . And Lots More! is a super-sized board book depicting all the essential objects that children encounter in daily life. 

If that weren't enough, each word is shown in four languages—English, Spanish, French, and Arabic—perfect for introducing today's baby to a multilingual world. 

• Features an ultra-sturdy case cover to withstand daily wear and tear
• Includes 11 subject-themed spreads, offering context to the words
• Each word comes in four languages—English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.

It's not just a banana, but also a rotten banana, a misplaced sock, a spilled glass of milk . . . and so much more.

This sturdy book is brimming with the humor and reality that every child will recognize, while eliciting knowing smiles from their parents.

• Great for educators, multilingual families, and parents who are eager to begin language education early
• Unique gift for baby showers, gender reveal parties, birthdays, and more
• A generously inclusive book for new parents, grandparents, librarians, and preschool teachers
• Equal parts educational and entertaining, this is perfect for children ages 3 to 5 years old.
• Add it to the shelf with books like First 100 Words Bilingual: Primeras 100 Palabras by Roger Priddy, My First Book of Arabic Words by Katy R. Kudela, and Loteria: First Words / Primeras Palabras by Patty Rodriguez.
Format: Board Book
Pages: 22
Size: 10 1/4 x 13 3/8
Age Range: 2 - 4 Years
Publication Date: 01/12/2021
ISBN: 9781452180793
Trained as a bookseller and graphic designer, Moni Port has created or co-created more than 15 books for children. A cofounder of the cutting-edge design cooperative LABOR (www.laborproben.de), Moni lives with her husband, the artist Philip Waechter, and son in Frankfurt, Germany. Find her work at www.portschau.de.

★"In an increasingly multicultural world, and given the numbers of migrants making fresh starts in new countries, this book could be profoundly useful in many families and in elementary school libraries as well. English-language terms for each depicted item appear first, in eye-catching white type and a larger font, followed by the Spanish, French, and Arabic equivalents. . . . A valuable tool across a variety of settings."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review