97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

By Jack Moore; Penny Gentieu (Photographer)
(Workman Publishing, Paperback, 9780761172352, 208pp.)

Publication Date: October 2012

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Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It's the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section. These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no special talent, use just the simplest household items as props, and actually work. Babies will be entertained--and adult readers will rediscover the joy of surrendering to sheer silliness. Get baby giggling with the Exaggerated Sneeze ""ah-ah-ah-ah-CHOO "" The Live Jack-in-the-Box (Dad goes in large cardboard box, family sings "Pop Goes the Weasel," and Dad jumps out at the last line). Three-Card Monte for Babies, using plastic cups and a lemon. Plus the top ten peek-a-boo variations, Yodeling in the Canyon, the Disappearing Noodle, Baby Channel Surfing, and oldies-but-goodies including Baby's Stinky Feet. It's the joy of letting loose and laughing with your baby.



About the Author
Jack Moore was an advertising consultant and comedy writer. A natural entertainer of children, he became an expert at making babies laugh when his son, Brick, was born.

Penny Gentieu is a New York professional photographer who has specialized in photographing babies and children for the past 12 years. Her photographs are exhibited and published worldwide, and she has to her credit over 100 magazine covers, including Time, Newsweek, American Baby, Baby Talk, New York, USA Weekend, and Parents. Penny is the author/photographer of Wow! Babies, to be published by Crown Publishing in Fall 1997.
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