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Baby Plays Chess

Trace the Moves with Your Finger

Illustrated by Glo Wan
Published by little bee books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Kids can learn to play chess in a fun, interactive way by using their fingertips to trace the grooves on each page.

This unique novelty book offers an engaging new way to introduce your kids to the fundamentals of chess! Babies can trace the paths that each of the six chess pieces take as they move along the chess board. Place your finger in each page's traceable ridges to follow a pawn advancing toward the opponent's king or a rook sliding vertically to capture the opponent's knight.

Perfect for hands-on learning, this book helps babies improve their fine motor skills as they explore the exciting world of chess. Adults are encouraged to help children trace each piece's path to reinforce the learning.

About The Author

About The Illustrator

Glo Wan is an illustrator making playful and whimsical work in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to drawing, you can find them ruminating over new game ideas or catching up with an ever growing reading list.

Product Details

  • Publisher: little bee books (September 13, 2022)
  • Length: 16 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781499813180
  • Grades: P - K
  • Ages: 2 - 5

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Feeding? Check. Diaper change? Check. Morning nap? Check. Chess? CHECKMATE! . . . Combining cutesy illustrations--the knights look like busts of characters from the 1980s My Little Pony TV show--with complex language and die-cut directions, this board book is one that babies and toddlers will love to chew on.

– Kirkus Reviews

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