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'Baby Band begins by distancing readers whilst simultaneously intriguing them: 'The apartment block loomed cold and quiet. The same people had lived there for a long time. They did not know each other and they never spoke - not even to say hello.' Even though the building and its inhabitants are unwelcoming, the loose lined, colour-splotched illustrations intimate change. A baby arrives to disturb the strained peace and he certainly shakes up both his mother and the occupants of every apartment.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Magpies : Talking About Books for Children vol. 32 no. 4 September 2017 12542106 2017 periodical issue

    'Rolling a hitherto unknown word off the tongue or rediscovering an under-used word can be very satisfying in, I suspect, the manner of young children who seem to savour words for their sound. However, when you consider the importance of those words, those 26 letters employed to craft them cannot be over estimated : they are the building blocks of expression, and lifters of communication, thought, ideas, instruction ... all arranged in a myriad of combinations to produce, according to the 2nd edition of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary, 171,486 words in current use. Add the many languages around the world and the concept is mind-blowing.' (Editorial)

    2017
    pg. 31
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  • Baby Band Diane Jackson Hill 2017 single work picture book
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