Help! A surprise! - With reading cuddly toy


Concentration & memory
Creativity & fantasy
Language and communication

Picture book of the year 2024!
August doesn't like surprises. Suus loves to run, jump and do wild things, while August prefers to read, laze around and make beautiful things. August's imagination runs wild with him. He thinks up the most terrible situations with which Suus could surprise him. But reality turns out differently... And just when you think the story is over, Miriam Bos puts one last twist on it. Miriam Bos draws and paints a colorful forest that you immediately want to walk around yourself. Every spread looks like a poster. The colors burst from the pages, just like the friendship between August and Suus. And one thing is clear: Suus knows August better than he thinks.

Reading is good for language development. It increases and enriches the vocabulary, making it easier for the child to express his own thoughts. Reading can contribute to social development. A child can put himself in the shoes of different characters and learns that one person can think differently about a situation or event than another. Furthermore, reading improves the child's ability to concentrate and can stimulate the imagination.

  • Book and reading cuddly toy
  • Author: Miriam Bos
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Dimensions: 28cm x 22cm
  • Age: 4+ years

Children who are read to have a familiar feeling with books, so there is a good chance that they will later become enthusiastic readers themselves. They will be able to read independently more quickly. They will also be less bored at school, they will be more eager to learn, they will have broader general knowledge and they will develop better.

Binding: hardcover
Edition: 1st
Release date: November 2023

Interactive reading; You can involve your child more in the story by asking questions, for example.
Afterwards you can talk about the story and your child's experiences in order to create an imagination with the living environment.
Reading together before going to sleep ensures peace and regularity.
Try to act out the story in the book with the whole family. This way the child will fully live the event. With the help of reenacting you can pay attention to story comprehension.

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