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WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard.

Young children will love following the simple story and replacing missing words with stickers illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Features over 50 colourful stickers, including "I found the duck!" reward stickers.

Book information

Age
3+
Key Stage
EYFS/KS1 PSHE/E
Paperback
ISBN: 9780746093580
Extent: 16 pages + 2 pages stickers
Dimensions: 276 x 216mm
Author/Editor
Anne Civardi
Illustrator
Stephen Cartwright

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“Loved It”
This was a great way to introduce my two year old to the idea he was having a baby sister. He loved finding and putting the stickers in the right places. We still read this story now that baby sister has arrived. It was very relevant and useful.

Press reviews

“I have really struggled to review this book because it is forever being taken by one of the children to look through! I think it is fair to say that the children have found this engaging but simple tale of Mrs Bunn having a baby and how this affects the family an absolute delight and totally compelling to read again and again. Part of the excellent Usborne First Experiences series, this book, along with two other titles, has been reissued with stickers. The stickers are used in the story to replace words, so are excellent to use on a no-to-one basis (or as a group experience) to fully involve the child in the story from start to finish. In addition to the stickers, there is a duck hidden on each page for children to find, thus extending the book’s life further. At just £3.99 this would make a charming gift or resource to use with any child expecting the arrival of a sibling.”
“There's absolutely no jealousy or sibling discontent in this First Experiences sticker book. Follow the story of a happy family as they prepare for the arrival of their new baby, as the baby is born and comes to meet its big brother and sister. There are word and picture stickers to place in blank spaces in the story, plus reward stickers and things to spot on each page of this cheery little book which helps familiarize children with the events surrounding a new arrival in the family.”
“The colourful and fun illustrations include a lot of additional details, which makes it easy to talk around the subject... I like the fact that there are also illustrations of mum feeding baby and the other siblings sitting around waiting and playing with their own toys, as it is probably going to be very hard to grasp that mum can’t join in at all times after baby arrives.”
“The stickers in this book include many baby essentials, which is useful for introducing children to new equipment they may suddenly start seeing around the house.”
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