Listening Time (Toddler Tools®)
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.
Part of the Toddler Tools series, Listening Time can be shared before (or during) the desired “time,” or whenever toddlers need encouragement with routines. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.
Praise For Listening Time (Toddler Tools®)…
“There is no such thing as a quick fix. However, if you’re beleaguered by the baby battles, these books could serve as a life preserver.”—The Post & Courier
"I highly recommend these books for your home library if you have a little one." —Mommin' It Up
"Toddlers will manage to calm down fairly quickly upon coming across these gentle books that help them deal with various transitions in their young lives." —SAHManswers.com (Stay At Home Moms)
“Elizabeth Verdick gives caregivers practical, positive tools for building and maintaining the positive care environment that toddlers need.” —Dr. Dan Gartrell, Ed.D., professor of Early Childhood Education, director of Child Development Training Program, Bemidji State University
“A great book to use at the beginning of the school year when establishing classroom rules . . . one to which teachers should periodically return to remind children of the listening rules.”—Andrea Coventry, Montessori educator, Andi’s Kids Books Blog
Winner, Creative Child Preferred Choice Award
Free Spirit Publishing, 9781575423012, 24pp.
Publication Date: November 15, 2008
About the Author
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.