(Each page set will show the caregiver speaking English with a young baby on the left side, and a caregiver speaking Spanish with an older baby or toddler on the right side. Illustrations for each page set will be similar but differ based on target culture and age.)
Wake up, wake up, it’s a beautiful day!
“Hi my love!” “¡Hola mi amor!”
Kisses, kisses, hugs so sweet!
“Kisses for my baby!” “¡Besitos para mi bebé!”
Stinky, stinky, smelly pants!
“Wooowee, your diaper stinks!” “¡Aye, aye, aye, tu pañal huele muy mal!”
(Illustration on this page set will show the intentional use of "my" and "tu")
Silly, silly face and sound.
“Pants on my head?” “¿Pantalones en tu cabeza?”
Singing, singing breakfast treat!
“Do you know the muffin man….” “Arroz con leche. Me quiero casar...”
Bouncy, bouncy “puh” and “buh.”
“Diaper, bottle, ball in bag.” “Pañal, biberón, pelota en la bolsa.”
Tweet, tweet, beep, beep; hear the sounds on the street!
“Tweet, tweet bird. Beep, beep bus.” “Pío, pío el pájaro. Bip bip el autobus.”
Changing, changing red to green.
“Red means stop and green means go.” “Rojo significa parar y verde significa ir.”
(Double-page spread illustration shows caregivers with babies walking up to the Charles L. Durham Library mural.)
Giants, giants on the wall!
“Wow! Look at that mural!” “¡Increíble! ¡Mira el mural!”
(Double-page spread illustration: close up of mural with the caregiver on one page pointing at Curious George and the caregiver on the other page pointing at The Very Hungry Caterpillar.)
“Look, look, who’s in the book?”
“Look, a monkey!” “¡Fijate, una oruga!”
Open, open, go inside!
“Welcome to the library!” “¡Bienvenido a la biblioteca!”
Reading, reading books are fun!
“Time for storytime.” “Tiempo para la hora del cuento.”
Learning, learning every day, through singing, reading, words, and play.
in one language or two,
and get a great start for ALL that they will do!