Love You Head to Toe by Ashley Barron
An endearing read-aloud that compares babies to other newborn animals
This book "combines Ashley Barron's illustrations with a simple rhyming text that compares babies to baby animals. Each comparison takes up one spread and features the baby animal and the baby each engaged in a similar action--whether it's a baby riding on his mother's back, just like a duckling, or a baby curled up in a ball, just like a hedgehog"--
ASHLEY BARRON studied illustration at the Ontario College of Art & Design. She's since illustrated a number of books with Owlkids and Kids Can Press. Ashley shares a studio with her partner and three cats in Toronto.
"A wonderful read-aloud for parents and children to share."--School Library Journal
"A sweet read-aloud for little ones."--Booklist
Description for Sales People:
Authorial debut by award-winning illustrator Ashley Barron
Features a comparison to a different newborn animal on each page
Sequence of the story follows the course of a day
Pairing creative rhyming similes with cut-paper collage art, Love You Head to Toe is an adorable book that compares newborn babies to baby animals on every page. Bright, playful illustrations show a different baby and a different species of animal, both engaged in similar behavior: babies stretch their limbs like sea stars, splash in the water like ducklings, toddle around like bear cubs, and fill their chubby cheeks like chipmunks.Action verbs on each page give the book energy and movement and reflect the varied activities of a baby's day, with key elements like mealtime, bath time, and bedtime in chronological order. Babies and caregivers of a wide range of ethnicities are represented in this heartwarming read-aloud designed to show little ones how much they are cherished and loved.