Discover what one thousand really looks like in this visual encyclopaedia of first words by Anna Kovecses.
Designed for children under the age of 5, One Thousand Things will help encourage your little ones first words while keeping them entertained for hours. Stylishly laid out, the 80-page book covers everything from space to the human body, to the world around us, bringing contemporary appeal to a classic subject. Filled with colourful illustrations, search-and-find Little Mouse on every page to discover new words at every turn.
Why reading is important for your little ones.
Sharing stories, talking and singing every day helps your child’s development in many ways.
Reading and sharing stories can:
help your child get to know sounds, words and language, and develop early literacy skills
learn to value books and stories
spark your child’s imagination and stimulate curiosity
help develop your child’s brain, ability to focus, concentration, social skills and communication skills
help your child learn the difference between ‘real’ and ‘make-believe’
help your child understand new or frightening events, and the strong emotions that come with them
help your child learn about the world, their own culture and other cultures.
Sharing stories with your child doesn’t mean you have to read from the book.
Just by looking at books with your child and talking about them, you can be a great storyteller and a good model for using language and books. Your child will learn by watching you hold a book the right way and seeing how you move through the book by gently turning the pages.