Look at the happy baby. Can you make a happy face? Find the happy baby!
This bold, beautiful board book introduces five essential expressions: happy, sad, angry, surprised, and silly. Each is introduced with a large image of a baby’s face. Readers are asked to mimic the face, then pick it out from a group of other babies. The very last spread includes all of the expressions from the previous pages, and a mirror so readers can watch themselves make any face they please.
A repeating, baby-directed text introduces five emotions happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, and silliness as demonstrated by facial photos of ethnically diverse children. Large photographs of a single child's head appear on left-hand pages ("Look at the happy baby. Can you make a happy face?"), and on the facing pages, young ones are asked to find the same face among photos showing other emotions ("Find the happy baby!"). White backgrounds provide maximum contrast for the photos, which readily telegraph each emotion, and an embedded mirror lets children see their own happy, silly, and other emotive expressions. Up to age 3.