Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Board Books)

By Sarah Albee, Maggie Swanson (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375872495, 24pp.

Publication Date: June 28, 2011

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Description

Packed into the pages of this sturdy Sesame Street board book is a collection of tongue-tripping rhymes about everyone's favorite Sesame Street Muppets, including Elmo, Grover, Ernie, Bert, Betty Lou, Herry, Hoots the owl, and Oscar. The rhyming language and singsong rhythm of tongue twisters are key concepts in language development for babies and toddlers. The humor and playfulness of the tongue twisters in this collection will give toddlers a fun into into the world of wordplay, the foundation of a lifelong enjoyment of the written and spoken word. This book is ideal for use in pre-school classrooms as well as parent/child sharing.


About the Author

Sarah Albee writes children's books for many age groups and under a number of pseudonyms. She has had three of her books appear on the New York Times Bestseller list. Before she began her career as a children's book writer and editor, Sarah was a newspaper cartoonist and a semiprofessional basketball player. These days she lives in Connecticut with her husband and three children. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, Maggie Swanson spent three years at Hallmark Cards. In college she learned about drawing and painting and dreaming. Hallmark taught her to start and finish a job in a timely and professional manner. After that, she started her freelance career, and has illustrated over 100 children's books for many different publishers. She lives in Connecticut with her husband Rick.
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