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An imprint of
Platypus Media LLC
Sparking curiosity through reading
Coming November 2021
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-951995-02-7
32 pages • Size: 8 x 8"• $8.95
Grades: 0–2 • Ages: 2–7
eBook ($7.99) ISBN: 978-1-951995-04-1
Also available in English:
Hardback ($9.95) ISBN: 978-1-930775-00-8
eBook ($8.99) ISBN: 978-1-930775-18-3
Look What I See! Where Can I Be?
In the Neighborhood
¡Mira lo que veo!
¿Dónde crees que estoy?
En el barrio
This revamped classic is now bilingual, in English and Spanish!
In this inaugural title in the Look What I See! Where Can I Be? series, Baby is on the go in the neighborhood, accompanied by her loving family.
She finds herself waking up in seven different situations, and, at first, she focuses on a single detail. Then, turning the page, the entire scene is revealed in vibrant, immersive photographs.
Older kids will love the guessing game aspect of the book, while young children will be content to “read” the pictures of the adventures of a very little person just like themselves. Through charming photographs and simple words, children learn how to be aware of the world around them.
Help Young Readers...
Learn about community helpers
Explore their surroundings
Appreciate their neighborhood
Project backed by a generous grant from The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation’s Red Backpack Fund.
Available to literacy and non-profit organizations,
in quantities of 500+, for just $1.96 each!
Contact Marlee@ScienceNaturally.com for more information.
Reviews for the
Look What I See! Where Can I Be? series
“With vibrant photography, these books encourage children to be aware of the world around them. They depicts family members together, caring for each other. These books not only promote literacy, they promote families!”
—William Sears, MD, The Attachment Parenting Book
“These books are ideal for starting discussions with young children, talking about days of the week, and cultivating observation and reasoning skills. And, best yet, children from every background can relate to them!”
—Maria Salvadore, author, Books Your Kids Will Talk About
“The perfect vehicle for the younger child to explore what is in the world, and to establish the concept that there are interesting things wherever they are.”
—Waduda Henderson, Montessori Directress
(primary and elementary), Arlington, VA
“These beautiful, gentle picture books encourage small children to be aware of the world around them. They depict family members together, caring for each other. A pleasure to look at, again and again.”
—Eileen Hanning, Educational Specialist for The Reading Connection
“Rich visual appeal and repetitive dialogue entertain infants. Some cleverly hidden objects, picture associations, and verbal participation in Baby's dialogue with the reader intrigue and challenge toddlers, too.”
—Michal Callaghan, University of Virginia Center for Children's Books
About the Author
Dia L. Michels is an internationally published, award-winning science and parenting writer who is committed to promoting attachment parenting. She has authored or edited over a dozen books for both children and adults, and her books have been translated into a variety of languages. The mother of three grown children, she lives in Washington D.C. with five cats and a dog.
Michael J. N. Bowles is a critically acclaimed, award-winning photographer with a special interest in portraiture. His photographs have been exhibited and published around the world. He grew up on a farm in Zimbabwe, and moved to the U.S. with his family in 1980. He is an enthusiastic traveler, but has a home in Virginia with his wife and two children.