Newborn babies as young as six weeks old will be mesmerized by the bold shapes and images as they learn about colors! Baby Sees Colors: Yellow, the newest addition to the best-selling Baby Sees series, explores color with high-contrast illustrations. Yellow! This joyful color tickles the senses—yellow is the color of baby ducklings as they walk in a line behind their mama, and beautiful flowers dancing in the breeze, and, of course, the sun as it smiles down on little babies everywhere. Within these playful pages, babies will learn to identify colors in the most natural way—one at a time. Based on decades of research and refinement, the art in this high-contrast board book will help babies focus and begin to discern shapes and colors. Baby Sees! books are the best books for babies and newborns! This book is perfect for baby shower gifts or baby gifts—babies will love to read these small, chunky books with their parents, grandparents, teachers, and babysitters! Vivid, high-contrast art is designed to help babies focus and begin to discern shapes and colors, and is based on decades of research and refinement. Hundreds of thousands of parents in Japan have already discovered the power of this little book, and now American parents can too! This adorable, sturdy book will still look new after being loved for years and will find a place on the shelf next to classic board books like Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Chica Chica Boom Boom, and Sandra Boynton’s classics. Gakken Publishing is the largest publisher of children’s educational books in Japan. For the first time, these sophisticated and exciting books are now available to parents, teachers, and caregivers in the United States.
Fifteen years ago, Ms. Sakagashi, the creator of this book, set out to design a book that would soothe crying babies. Her first attempt published in 2003 featured black, white and red art, and found a loyal audience. But she was not satisfied: she refined the content as more and more babies read and responded to the art. She tried lines of different thickness, and eventually added more colors, and then in 2009, she stumbled onto a simple squiggle with a smiley face created by Akio Kashiwara, that changed everything. That squiggle was exactly what she was looking for. Ms. Sakagashi confimed her suspicion that babies would fall in love with Mr. Akio Kashiwara’s art, and this book has sold close to 700,000 copies in Japan over the last 8 years, making lots of babies (and their parents) very happy.
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