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20 Books About Play

20 Books About Play

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Parker Dresses Up: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (A Parker Curry Book)
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It's raining outside, so Parker and her siblings play dress-up.

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How to Say Hello to a Worm: A First Guide to Outside
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You'll love watching these little ones observe, plant and play in a raised bed. You'll also learn how to make mud, say hello to a bee and how to pick a strawberry.

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Love Is A Truck
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Meet a girl infatuated with trucks. Watch as she plays with fire engines, diggers, loaders, lifters, bulldozers, a cement mixer and more.

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Get Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature (Everyday Mindfulness)
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A dad tricks his children into playing outside. Plus ideas on how to make it fun.

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Baby Loves Quantum Physics! (Baby Loves Science Book 4)
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Watch a baby play hide-n-seek with his cat.

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Baby Loves Gravity
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A little boy and his furry friend discover gravity while playing with their food.

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Again, Essie? (Storytelling Math)
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A big brother builds a wall to keep his little sister away, but then he discovers she just wants to play with him. The book ends with a beautiful discussion about how walls can be helpful, but sometimes they are not. The book also explores math concepts like engineering, spatial relationships, and 3-D geometry. It also has a bilingual glossary.

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