Baby’s First Words / Mis Primeras Palabras bilingual board book

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Learn over 100 early vocabulary words with a toothy toddler and her two dads! Cheerful acrylic illustrations and digital collage artwork will keep little eyes glued to the pages, searching for the silly woolly mammoth on each one. Designed to support babies' natural pattern of language development, this first word book for the modern world reflects the earliest nouns, verbs, prepositions, adjectives and interjections that children learn to say. Sized just right for little hands! Also available in English only.


Written by Stella Blackstone
Written by Sunny Scribens
Illustrated by Christiane Engel
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 6.5 inches
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0-3 years



  • Included in Family Equality Council’s Book Nook, 2017
  • Top 10 Pick, ALA Rainbow Book List, 2018
  • CCBC’s Best-of-the-Year List, 2018
  • 50 Must-Read Board Books for Babies, BookRiot, 2018
  • Early Elementary LGBTQ Family-Friendly Books, Family Equality, 2017

"A solid, attractive vocabulary builder" — Kirkus Reviews

"Great for any family looking to introduce familiar words in Spanish to a child, and has special value as it presents a loving same sex couple as parents" – Youth Services Book Review

Written by Stella Blackstone
Award-winning author Stella Blackstone has written many of Barefoot's best-selling titles, including the Bear series and the Cleo the Cat series. She has been writing for children for over twenty years. Stella lives in Somerset, UK.
Written by Sunny Scribens
Sunny Scribens was born and raised outside Nashville, TN, and holds an M.A. in classics from the University of Texas. She has written numerous titles for Barefoot Books, including several under the name Kate DePalma.
Illustrated by Christiane Engel
Christiane Engel is an award-winning artist from northern Germany. She currently lives and works in England with her family and has illustrated several children’s books.


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