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Trying something new is never easy. Like walking, for instance. But aren't you sick of sitting on your bottom day in and day out? Hasn't lying around all the time become a little bit boring? This handy guide, both practical and inspirational, is here to help. With useful tips, common pitfalls, and Marla Frazee's adorable illustrations, this book is perfect for anyone--from a baby to a graduate to a grown-up--who's about to take a scary first step.
About the Author
MARLA FRAZEE has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, some of which she also wrote. Her picture book A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever was named a Caldecott Honor Book. She is also the author and illustrator of Walk On! A Guide for Babies of All Ages; Santa Claus, the World's Number One Toy Expert; Roller Coaster; and Hush, Little Baby. She is the illustrator of Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers, The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman, Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild by Mem Fox, and more. Marla Frazee lives in Pasadena, California. Visit her website at www.marlafrazee.com.
*"Frazee's saucy invitation to all generations to 'walk on' has just enough kick and sass to incite action in babies (and grown-ups) everywhere."
— Kirkus Reviews
"'Walk On!' illustrates the world from the perspective of a not-yet walking baby. Chairs loom impossibly tall. The living room is a yellow haze punctuated by items of importance in full color: ball, block, rattle. But the witty teacher's voice Frazee adopts here makes the process of learning to walk into somethingmore... In the end, 'Walk On!' seems to be less about the baby's view than about providing life lesson's for people reaching other milestones, on the order of Dr. Seuss' "Oh the Places You'll Go!' Those readers should love it..." --New York Times Book Review (August 13, 2006)