Age range: 0-3
Series: BabyLit Books
Board book: 22 pages
Publisher: Gibbs Smith; Brdbk edition (August 1, 2015)
Source: from publisher
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
About Emma: A Babylit Emotions Primer:
Step into the drama filled world of Jane Austin’s Emma: A BabyLit Emotions Primer. Your little one will learn about the meddling Emma Woodhouse, who takes it upon herself to become the village matchmaker, creating all sorts of feelings in others. Her friend’s emotions include Mr. Elton being angry, Miss Taylor becoming happy, while Jane Fairfax is tired.
Find the Book:
About the Author:
JENNIFER ADAMS is the author of a dozen books including Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen and the popular Y Is for Yorick: A Slightly Irreverent ABC Book for Grown-Ups. Jennifer works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City, Utah.
About the Artist:
ALISON OLIVER runs Sugar design studio. Alison’s design portfolio includes everything from logos to packaging and product design for clients such as Chronicle Books, Citibabes, and Aerie, as well as Gibbs Smith. She lives in New York.
My Thoughts on Emma: A BabyLit Emotions Primer:
This beautiful little board book uses the characters of Jane Austen’s Emma to explore emotions. Emma is happy, Mr. Elton is angry, and so on. As with the rest of these books, the illustrations are bright and cheerful, while the text is simple and straight forward. I am a big fan of this whole line of books from Jennifer Adams and Alison Oliver.
You might not think that a baby would show preferences for certain books, but they do. I’ve read this to my six month old baby several times and she agrees with me that the book is fabulous. It’s one of her favorite books and she always gets excited when we read it. She also tries to eat the book, but besides the chewing and drooling, she loves the pictures and the bright colors. If you’re looking for a good gift for a baby shower or a new baby, these books are perfect.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
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