BookBairn loves a game of peek-a-boo! Give her almost anything big enough to cover her eyes and she will hide behind it and reveal her gorge...

Peekaboo! Who is making all those giggling noises?

Sunday, December 06, 2015 BookBairn Blog 9 Comments

BookBairn loves a game of peek-a-boo! Give her almost anything big enough to cover her eyes and she will hide behind it and reveal her gorgeous wee giggle when you say '"peek-a-boo"! It will not surprise you, then, that she also loves a 'lift and reveal' story book (as we previously told you in 'click-tweet-peek-a-boo' and 'spook-tacular' blog posts). We recently discovered another fantastic 'reveal' book alternative to lift-the-flaps books for babies who love to play peek-a-boo! 'Who Says Roar?' by Priddy Books is a pull-the-tabs book full of high contrast bold prints and photographs of some very noisy animals!

BookBairn adores this book! She finds it very entertaining and amusing when I pull the tabs to reveal the animals and has great fun listening to my attempts at animal noises, the louder and sillier the better as far as she is concerned. Each page asks the simple question of 'I say insert appropriate animal noise here. Who am I?' and I am looking forward to when BookBairn begins to imitate the noise, or answers the question. What a great way to develop her speaking skills. In fact, she is working towards joining in with the 'neigh' of the horses. She then has great fun as we pull back the tab to reveal the pictures of the animals, and we repeat the noises every time that animal 'peekaboos' at us!
The back covers of the Priddy Books range have a great guide for parents as to the sort of skills their books aim to develop, alongside a recommended age range, which is incredibly helpful when choosing an appropriate book for your bookbairn. They suggest that this book is perfect for developing hand-eye coordination and I wholeheartedly agree! At the moment BookBairn doesn't have the coordination to pull the tabs herself but she has already figured out that the tabs are how mummy reveals the animal and as she gets older I have no doubt that she will master this. She has, in the meantime, realised that she can push the overlapping boards to reveal the picture (definitely working on her problem-solving). 

My only criticism lies in the fact that the book has just four double-page spreads and I think BookBairn and I would have enjoyed more. I understand that this limitation is down to the way the book is constructed with the tabs, adding more would make the book too thick and heavy for little hands to handle. For us though, you can't get enough of a good thing. I guess we could always buy more from the Priddy Books Peekaboo range to satisfy our desire for more peekaboo fun! 


 This is a perfect book for giggly bookbairns! We can't get enough!

Love Mummy and a very giggly BookBairn x

*DISCLAIMER* I was given our book for free for review purposes, however all words and opinions are my own.





9 comments:

  1. I just love it when BookBairn giggles. She loved it when I read Who says Roar but my animal noises are not as good as Mummy's.

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    1. I thought your roar was pretty scary #righttherewithmummys

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    2. Nothing will beat Uncle Al's elephant noises! x

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  2. This is cute, I haven't seen your blog before but I always love a good book review, so I'll be popping back. Thanks for linking up to #sundaystars

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    1. Thanks Karen! That's what I love about linkys, gets me reading blogs I've never discovered yet! Glad you like, and hope you'll be back soon xx

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  3. Priddy make some great books for little people :) Their Animal A to Z was a favourite in our house.

    #readwithme

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    1. We have that too! It's great! I love the way they mix photographs and bold colours. It makes them different from lots of the illustrated books we have! Will be popping over to StorySnug later x

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  4. Oh this is so cute, I love Priddy books!! Thanks for sharing with #readwithme

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    1. Thanks! Love reading all the other #readwithme linkies!

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