In this follow-up to Read to Your Baby Every Day, soothe your toddler with retellings of traditional folk tales, fairy tales and fables from around the world paired with images of Chloe Giordano's charming hand-embroidered illustrations on cloth.
Science tells us that young children develop best when they are read to. In this follow-up to Read to Your Baby Every Day, soothe your toddler with retellings of traditional folk tales, fairy tales and fables from around the world paired with images of Chloe Giordano's charming hand-embroidered illustrations on cloth. Every tale is the perfect length to read aloud to your toddler before bedtime and carries a message of empathy, friendship and care for the world around us. Bond with your toddler and help them grow as you read to them these timeless stories: King Midas and the Golden Touch, The Baobab Tree, The Firebird, The Three Wishes, The Fish that Talked, The Stone Cutter, The Ant and the Grasshopper, A Bag Full of Stories, Brer Rabbit Down the Well, The Magic Fish Hook, The Singing Toad, The Magic Pear Tree, How the Bear Lost His Tail, Why the Bananas Belong to the Monkey, The Fisherman and the Genie, The Rainbow Serpent, The Boy and the Dragon, The Little Girl and the Hare, The Boastful Turtle, and The Lion and the Thorn.
Chloe Giordano began to sew in the last year of her illustration degree at the University of the West of England, and since graduating in 2011 she has continued to experiment with freehand embroidery, using sewing thread and hand dyed fabrics to make her work. Read To Your Baby Every Day and Read to Your Toddler Every Day are illustrated with her hand-embroidered artwork.
Lucy Brownridge is an author and editor of children's books based in London. She writes books for children about history of art, history, animals and science. She has an MA in history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a BA in history of art from the University of Bristol.
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