Pets
Pets

Pets

By Dr. John Hutton, Illustrated by Andrea Kang

Baby Unplugged

JUVENILE FICTION

14 Pages, 5.5 x 5.5

Formats: Board Book

Board Book, $7.99 (US $7.99) (CA $9.99)

Publication Date: May 2011

ISBN 9781936669028

Price: $7.99
 
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Overview

Dedicated to simple yet developmentally stimulating icons and experiences of childhood, this series encourages children to have fun discovering the world through the real world rather than through screen-based media. Whether big, small, furry, feathery, creepy, or crawly, all pets are feted in this book. It praises the real kind of pets to love and care for, and who love you back, no batteries or logins required.

Reviews

“These books work on so many levels, with poetry to hear, pictures to talk about, and a powerful message. They give children just the sort of delightful and mind-expanding experiences they need, while leading parents to see the child’s world through a creative and joyful lens. Wonderful medicine for an overly electronic age!”  —Dr. Robert Needlman, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and cofounder, Reach Out and Read

“Hutton’s books feature simple language and illustrations, and all share the same basic message: playing and being creative (and active) is way, WAY cool.”  —SquintMom.com

Author Biography

Dr. John Hutton is a pediatrician, author, and owner of the award-winning blue manatee children’s bookstore and decafé in Cincinnati, Ohio, and affiliate site blue manatee boxes. He is the founder of the blog Baby Unplugged, whose mission is to help keep children screen-free until age three and promote healthy, developmentally stimulating alternatives. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Andrea Kang is a toy designer and the illustrator of all the books in the Baby Unplugged series. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

Awards

Winner of a Mom's Choice Awards Gold MedalWinner, Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year 2012