Carol McDougall Shanda LaRamee-Jones
OverviewLet's Read! brings parents, babies and books together to celebrate the joys of reading. This latest book in the popular Baby Steps series shows the many ways babies engage with books at different ages and stages, from looking and listening to pointing at pictures and choosing their bedtime books. See the foundation of reading build, from a newborn listening to their parent's voice to a toddler excited about reading. Evocative photos of babies interacting with books and a bouncy read-aloud text will appeal to baby and parent alike. Every new parent will want Let's Read! on their baby's bookshelf.
Carol McDougall is a writer, editor, and former librarian for the Canadian Children's Book Centre. She received the Mayor's Award for Cultural Achievement and the Progress Women of Excellence Award for her work in early literacy. She is director of the Read to Me! Nova Scotia Family Literacy program and lives in Halifax.
Shanda LaRamee-Jones is the provincial coordinator for the Read to Me! Nova Scotia Family Literacy Program. She has a passion for supporting early learning and has a master's of education degree in literacy. She lives in Halifax with her husband and son.