From publishing legends Phyllis E. Grann and Tomie dePaola comes a simple and heartfelt board book introducing parents to the importance of talking to their little ones.
I will talk to you little one, from the day you are born.
This sweet board book by beloved author Phyllis E. Grann is filled with tender first promises a parent has for their child.
From saying their name starting the day they are born to reading books aloud as they get older, this story highlights the importance of talking to your little ones from the very beginning.
Paired with sweet illustrations from award-winning illustrator Tomie dePaola, this charming board book is a must-have for new parents.
Phyllis E. Grann was the first female CEO of major publishing company: Penguin Putnam. She is committed to Literacy Inc. and wrote the original edition of I Will Talk to You, Little One as a vehicle for them to distribute to new parents to share the importance of reading to children.
Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.