A perfect new baby gift

The Listener, NZ

Look – A Tummy Time Book

A concertina board book of big bright faces to place around baby on the floor at tummy time—by multi-award-winning author/illustrator Gavin Bishop.

Babies will love tummy time or learning to sit up surrounded by this beautiful two metre fold-out, wordless board book illustrating faces and toys in bright colors.

This safe and sturdy concertina book is a perfect new baby or baby shower gift, with compelling illustrations of the things babies love. Friendly faces from the whole family combine with familiar toys and objects, drawn in bold lines with a striking minimalist color palette.

Choose your cover and which direction to read this fully reversible book.

Accordion-fold books are perfect for babies to strengthen core muscles at tummy time with the saturated colours, simple lines and open faces that babies are hard-wired to enjoy.

As the baby grows the strong simple images are perfect for introducing first words and concepts, with family faces to name—including the dog—and objects that babies love to hold and explore—soft toys, ball, keys, an enticing pair of spectacles and more.

Selected as a dPICTUS 100 Outstanding Picturebooks 2023.

Video of baby with the book

  • Book Details

    Country of Origin New Zealand
    Reader Age 0-2 year
    Book Size

  • Reviews

    1. Reading Rockets, Holiday Buying Guide 2023

      Sturdy pages and bright, simple illustrations are just right for the youngest to examine again and again.

    2. School Library Journal

      Young children will be captivated by the faces and objects illustrated in bold colors.

    3. Youth Services Book Review

      I loved the construction of this book-as-object and can imagine toddlers stretching it out to its full four-foot length.

    4. The Source

      Over the years, Gavin Bishop has produced a range of board books and Look may well be his best.

    5. NZ Booklovers

      Look would be an excellent gift for a newborn. It’s easy to wrap (and post), sturdy and colourful, and just the right size for little hands.

    6. The Listener, NZ

      A perfect new baby gift.

    7. Oh Baby Magazine

      Perfect for tummy time.

    8. All Done Monkey Blog

      It makes an excellent object to use for tummy time, and, as they get older, the book helps give a foundation for first words and concepts.

    9. Red Reading Hub

      Unfolding to almost 2 metres this simple ‘tummy time’ book is sturdily built to withstand the frequent use it might well get.

    10. Lancashire Evening Post

      It’s never too early to share books with your baby… and here’s the perfect concertina board book for those engaging tummy time sessions.
      The perfect gift for a new baby or baby showers.

Available worldwide from your local bookstore or online.

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