Item description for My First Word Book (My First series) by DK Publishing...
DK continues to put early learning first with the award-winning My First series. When My First Word Book was published in 1991, its innovative style broke new ground in preschool publishing, establishing a new way of helping young children make vital connections between images and words. More than 1.7 million copies later, DK is recreating the magic for a new generation of youngsters. Brand new photography reflecting our changing times identifies and categorizes everyday objects and concepts, concentrating on the 1,000 first words most commonly used by young children.
Outline The original My First Word Book sold over 1.5 million copies around the world, and now the book is back--revised, refreshed, and ready to entertain. This colorful, oversized volume introduces kids to the world of words with over 1,000 photographs and illustrations. Objects are arranged by category (such as "In the garden" or "Pets") or concept (such as "Colors, shapes, and numbers" and "Opposites"). This essential book can be used for hours of happy browsing, a launching pad for countless stories, or as a fun way to get children started on the road to reading. (Baby to preschool)
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Studio: DK Preschool
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 13.3" Width: 10" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher DK Preschool
ISBN 0789489929 ISBN13 9780789489920 UPC 635517089929
Availability 0 units.
More About DK Publishing
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 51 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer publishing company jointly owned by Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and Pearson PLC. Bertelsmann owns 53% of the company and Pearson owns 47%.
Established in 1974, DK publishes a range of titles in genres including travel (including Eyewitness Travel Guides), arts and crafts, business, history, cooking, gaming, gardening, health and fitness, natural history, parenting, science and reference. They also publish books for children, toddlers and babies, covering such topics as history, the human body, animals and activities, as well as licensed properties such as LEGO, Disney and DeLiSo, licensor of the toy Sophie La Girafe. DK has offices in New York, London, Munich, New Delhi, Toronto and Melbourne.
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Reviews - What do customers think about My First Word Book (My First series)?
Great word book Apr 30, 2008
It's a great word book. I bought two: one for my 2 year old daughter and one for my 6 years old niece. She will start to learn English in september at Elementary school and this book is great, with so many words. I intend to buy this book for my other niece because I think it's just great. Specially for kids who learn English as a second language. And I found few words I didn't know...
2 year old loves it! Feb 18, 2008
We had checked out this book at our local library and my daughter loved it so much that we renewed it as many times as we could. When the time came that we had to return it, I bought it here on this site. She loves pointing at the pictures and telling me what they are. It's a great tool for learning words!
Superb! May 12, 2007
My little ones love this book! Great photos! They take this one to bed for one last read before "lights out".
Glad I found it! Nov 12, 2006
My daughter loved this book when she was little, and I'm so glad they are still around for my niece, as she is learning how to talk. The real photos are much more helpful than cartoons or illustrations, and the children really connect this with learning.........
Wonderful picture book Aug 14, 2006
Was searching for a great picture book to teach my toddler beginning words. This book keeps her interest and she enjoys flipping the pages. So many different types of pictures all in one book. Especially great are the pages with various clothing types and body parts. Warning though as it is not a board book, expect to use lots of tape.