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Bye-Bye Time

Bye-Bye Time

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An award-winning author/illustrator team offers a fresh look at the times and transitions all toddlers face daily, giving young children the tools to handle routines with confidence and cooperation.

Being dropped off at childcare or cared for by a baby-sitter means saying good-bye to Mom or Dad--and for many toddlers, bye-bye is a big deal. This gentle book helps ease the transition with simple rituals: hugs and kisses, a big wave, a deep breath, and the confidence to seek comfort with the new caregiver or other children. Toddlers learn that good-bye isn't forever, it's just for a while.

Part of the Toddler Tools series, Bye-Bye Time can be shared before (or during) the desired "time," or whenever toddlers need encouragement with routines. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.

Author: Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Published: 08/10/2008
Pages: 24
Binding Type: Board Book
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 6.88h x 7.12w x 0.55d
ISBN: 9781575422992
Audience: Baby-Preschool

Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 03/01/2009 pg. 130

About the Author
Elizabeth Verdick is the author of more than 30 highly acclaimed books for children and teenagers, including books in the Toddler Tools(TM) board book series, the Best Behavior(TM) series for young children, and the Laugh & Learn(TM) series for preteens. Her most recent titles include Pacifiers Are Not Forever and See You Later, Procrastinator! (with Pamela Espeland). Elizabeth lives with her husband, daughter, son, and five pets near St. Paul, Minnesota.

Marieka Heinlen received her BFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She launched her career as a children's book illustrator with the award-winning Hands Are Not for Hitting. As a freelance illustrator and designer, Marieka focuses her work on books and other materials for children, teens, parents, and teachers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and son.

Since teaming up to develop books in the Best Behavior series, Elizabeth and Marieka have charmed millions of young readers and their parents and garnered awards from iParenting Media, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Dr. Toy, and many others.
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