A set of 5 mini lift-and-flap picture books which come in their very own carry bag. The 5 books represent 5 children and their meals over the course of a day. Each child’s day of meals is different with a surprise behind every lift-the-flap.
Children will have fun exploring the beautiful illustrations which show every day foods including fruit, vegetables, breads, pastas, dairy and meats and how these foods end up being a full meal
Author – Raising Literacy Australia / Little Book Press
Since 2006, we have been designing and producing picture and board books, nursery rhyme cds and dvd and activity booklets for families to share with their children from birth.
Research continues to tell us that a baby’s brains will grow and develop by an amazing 80% in the first 4 years. By having fun every day through sharing stories, playing games, singing songs and lots of talking, not only helps you to bond with your baby, but will also have significant impact on the growth and development of your baby’s brain.
Illustrator – Fiona Bowden
Fiona’s interest in paper began while studying a Bachelor of Arts at Uni SA 1989-1992. Majoring in textiles allowed her to explore the many ways in which paper can be made, used and manipulated. This fascination has continued and developed in to making picture books. Starting with black and white paper cutouts for My First Shapes has allowed her to open a new way of illustrating she has not explored before. By cutting layering and collaging and adding colour and pattern the possibilities are endless.
“Hugh at age 3 was going through the usual fussy stage about food when he got his preschool LBBC pack. He loved the little books in the purple bag. Each morning he would select his breakfast from the choices in the book and ask his mum (Hannah) to organise it for him exactly as shown in the picture. He then would eat it! Sometimes they did this with the other meals but, it mostly helped for breakfast.
Your Family Favourites recipe book which supports the mini picture books has been used a lot in this household also with Hugh helping his mum to cook. Hannah says the recipes always work out and are simple enough even for a busy mum with two small children.
Hugh also likes shopping for the ingredients for cooking and has become quite skilful in reading environmental print.” Bridget Coulter, Mum of Hannah and Nana of Hugh
“I have found that the little What will I have for breakfast, lunch, dinner etc seem to be Jesse’s (my 3yo) favourite as he enjoys sitting down and working out what all the ingredients together make. It’s also a great way for him to see different dishes and has started trying meals similar to what are in the books.” Jo, mother of Jesse aged 3yrs, SA.