Fall 2023


A Tummy Time Book

  • Interest Level: Preschool
  • Reading Level: Preschool

A wordless concertina board book of big, bright faces to place around the baby on the floor at tummy time—family faces on one side and toys on the other—by award-winning author/illustrator Gavin Bishop.

This safe and sturdy fold-out book is a perfect gift, with compelling illustrations of the things babies love. Friendly faces from the whole family combine with familiar toys and objects, drawn in bold lines with a striking minimalist color palette.

Tummy time helps to strengthen a baby’s back, neck, and shoulders. The strong, simple images stimulate developing eyesight, allowing babies to see things up close and from a different point of view.

The images are perfect for introducing first words and concepts as baby grows, with 12 family faces—including the dog—and 12 objects that babies love to hold and explore—soft toys, ball, keys, an enticing pair of spectacles and more.

Praise for Look: A Tummy Time Book
“Young children will be captivated by the faces and objects illustrated in bold colors.”—School Library Journal

“A unique and stylish board book for the very young.”—Youth Services Book Review

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Interest Level Preschool
Reading Level Preschool
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Gecko Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV009080, JUV013000
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 5.9 x 5.9
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author, Illustrator: Gavin Bishop

Gavin Bishop ONZM, Tainui, Ngati Awa, has published over 70 books internationally, translated into 12 languages. He has written for television and stage, as well as libretti for two children's ballets for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Among the numerous fellowships and national book prizes that have been awarded to Gavin Bishop throughout his career, highlights are his Te Waka Toi Nga Tohu a Ta Kingi Ihaka/Sir Kingi Ihaka Award in 2018, recognising his lifetime contribution to strengthening Maori art and culture through his children's books; The Arts Foundation's Mallinson Rendel Illustrators Award in 2013; and the 2000 Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal for lifetime achievement and his distinguished contribution to children's literature in New Zealand. He was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2013, and President of Honour of the NZ Society of Authors.


School Library Journal

“Young children will be captivated by the faces and objects illustrated in bold colors.”—School Library Journal