Wishy Washy: A Board Book of First Words and Colors for Growing Minds (Board book)
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Accelerate your toddler's education in first words and colors using this engaging board book designed by a professional artist and licensed speech therapist.
Wishy Washy takes your young child on an adventure as they learn new words through life-like paintings, bright colors, and an animal friend who guides them along the way. Written by licensed speech therapist Tabitha Paige, Wishy Washy features strategically chosen first words that include a child's earliest developing sounds, such as m, b, p, t, etc. So join our little chipmunk friend on a creative adventure as he encourages your child to talk in a fun and interactive way!
About the Author
Tabitha Paige is an award winning artist, certified speech language pathologist, and mother of three. She is also the author of Our Little Adventures, a box set of three books that was released October 2020 to teach early language concepts to young children. Tabitha has been painting professionally for over 20 years in various mediums and styles. She was born and raised in Texas and finds much of her inspiration from the southern countryside. She began professionally painting murals at the young age of 12 in Houston, Texas where she painted children's rooms and businesses across the city. Tabitha continues to use her talents to create watercolor prints, original paintings, illustrated children's books, and other learning material. She loves traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family in the outdoors.
"Wishy Washy is more than just a first words book. It’s a beautiful board book with words and colors that were strategically chosen by a speech pathologist to help infants and toddlers with speech development. I would recommend this to any parent."
-Dr. Abby Hendricks, MD, FAAP, Board Certified Pediatrician
"With its fun and whimsical text, Wishy Washy is the ideal first words and colors board book. Tabitha Paige's gentle, endearing, and beautifully illustrated watercolors compliment the story. Children will love reading and pointing during the chipmunk's artistic endeavor. The perfect book for any cozy nook."
-Robert Broder, award-winning picture book publisher, author, poet laureate
"Filled with beautiful images and first sounds, Wishy Washy will encourage you and your little one to engage together over stimulating words and colorful concepts!"
-Kellie Power, M.S., CCC-Speech-Language Pathologist
"Wishy Washy delivers carefully chosen text, word repetition, and playful watercolors to keep your reader engaged until the lighthearted ending, which will have your child giggling and asking you to read it again. Whether you are introducing new, simple words to your baby or helping your young child with sight words, Wishy Washy’s thoughtful text and artwork will provide the perfect opportunity to capture your child’s attention as they learn."
-Jenny Manca, MLS, Senior Youth Services Librarian, Allen Public Library
"Wishy Washy is the result of many years of persistent dedication by an artist, mother, and speech pathologist, who brings all her gifts to the table in the form of this delightful children’s book. The thoughtfulness in content as well as artistry is evident, and makes for an instant classic that needs to be on every child’s bookshelf!"
-Korie Herold, best-selling author of 10 books including As You Grow and Growing You