Discover a new word for every day of the year with this fully illustrated compendium of big words
Help young readers discover a new and exciting word every day of the year with this book, which is arranged into 52 seasonally themed spreads. The scenes, featuring characters you can follow through the book, provide a fun and supportive platform to introduce little readers to 365 big words. This tool will help aspirational parents and educators alike help their child to achieve their potential, with recent studies citing vocabulary and comprehension as the number-one indicator of a child’s academic potential later in life. Compiled in consultation with a Harvard professor of early learning and development, each word in this book is explained in a panel beneath the artwork to aid understanding and inspire a love of language.
About the Author
Dr. Meredith L. Rowe is professor of early learning and development at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. Her previous titles include Learning Through Language: Towards An Educationally Informed Theory Of Language Learningand Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes The Lives Of The World’s Children. Monika Forsberg is a freelance illustrator, born and raised in Luleå, a coastal town in Swedish Lapland, who now lives in London. Her recent clients include: Anthropologie, New York Review of Books, Unicef, John Lewis, Liberty London, and the United Nations.