Monday, September 28, 2020

Twinkle, Twinkle, Diaper You! - a bookwrap



Twinkle, Twinkle, Diaper You! 

Authored by Ellen Mayer

Illustrated by Ying-Hwa

* Ages:  0-2

* Board book:  18 pages

* Publisher:  Star Bright Books

* Pub. Date:  June 30, 2020

* Language:  English

* Reading Level:  Baby - 3 years

Unwrapping Some Illustrations for You

The Book

 Twinkle, Twinkle, Diaper You! is the newest book in the Small Talk Books series.  This sweet book showcases a baby that needs a diaper change.  His loving mother gently picks him up and lays him on the change table all the while talking, cooing and singing her rendition of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" making the event a happy and fun one for both mother and child.  

The book encourages parents to interact with their babies, face to face giving them hugs, kisses and using lots of verbal language as they go about their day.  It focuses on the first stage of language development and the talented illustrator has featured sparkling stars throughout that  mesmerize little babies.  

The author has included a note for parents, caregivers, and families by renowned early literacy education expert, Betty Bardige, Ed.D.  Love, adoration and happiness flow through this short board book and I highly recommend it. 

Storywraps Rating - 5 Hugs! 

Meet the Author

Ellen Mayer is a children’s book author and early literacy educator who works with diverse families and young children. For many years she was a researcher at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. She is also a brand-new grandma!

Ellen creates picture books for young children - and the grown-ups who read to them. Her Small Talk Books® picture book collection, published by Star Bright Books, is fun for little ones and also helps adults learn ways to build the language of babies and young children through conversation during everyday small moments together. The most recent books, created with the Storytelling Math project at the nonprofit STEM education organization TERC, also help adults enrich young children’s understanding of how math is part of daily life. BANANA FOR TWO is full of playful conversation about amounts of one and two; CLEAN UP, UP, UP! focuses on spatial relations.

Ellen has also collaborated with the award-winning South African author Sindiwe Magona, to write a book for middle grade readers, BOOKS AND BRICKS: How a School Rebuilt the Community.

Visit Ellen at 

or @ellenmayerbooks on twitter.

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