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Baby signs : a baby-sized introduction to speaking with sign language  Cover Image Book Book

Baby signs : a baby-sized introduction to speaking with sign language / [Joy Allen] ; pictures by Joy Allen.

Allen, Joy. (Author).


Teaches thirteen signs for babies, including mommy, daddy, dog, book, and sleepy.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780803731936
  • ISBN: 0803731930
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Formatted Contents Note:
Milk -- Open and close hand, as if squeezing -- Water -- Form fingers into a "W" and tap chin -- More -- Gather fingertips to thumbs, tap together several times -- All done -- Open hands, palms-up, twist wrists quickly, palms-down -- Diaper -- Place hands near hips, tap together thumbs and first two fingers -- Dog -- Stick out tongue and pant like a dog -- Cat -- With fingers, trace whiskers across cheeks -- It hurts -- Tap index fingers together near spot that hurts -- Help me -- Close one hand into a fist, place fist on outstretched palm -- Raise both hands together -- Mommy -- With open hand, tap thumb to chin several times -- Daddy -- With open hand, tap thumb to forehead several times -- Book -- Place palms together and open up, as if opening a book -- Sleepy -- Press palms together, rest cheek on outside of hand, as if sleeping.
Subject: Nonverbal communication in infants > Juvenile literature.
Nonverbal communication in children > Juvenile literature.
Infants > Language > Juvenile literature.
Sign language > Juvenile literature.
Board books > Juvenile literature.
On board pages > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 12 of 16 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Carthage Public.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carthage Public Library BB Allen, Joy (Text) 34MO2001811853 Board Books Available -

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