Baby Unplugged: Blanket Book Review


Baby Unplugged: Blanket by Dr. John Hutton

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“Dino blanket. Cave blanket. George blanket. Abe blanket…” A celebration of blankets – their sublime, enduring comfort, their fuzz, even their smell – by pediatrician Dr. John Hutton. From the new Baby Unplugged series, celebrating icons of childhood, rooted in how developing brains work. Kids need and learn best through real experiences, real people, and exploring the real world – simple joys these provide. Technology can wait. Unplug, tune in, and have fun! Winner of a Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal.

Bright, creative and perfect for young readers just getting introduced to books. Babies and toddlers will love this books as well as the others in the series.

Blue Manatee Press’s flagship series, written by Hutton, features seven Baby Unplugged board-format books: Ball, Beach, Blanket, Book, Box, Pets and Yard. Using happy images and simple, rhyming text, each encourages children to discover the joy that results from exploring the real world, meeting real people and engaging in real experiences. Characters shown are active and engaged. And book concepts are rooted in multi-sensorial exploration and how developing brains work.

About the Author: Dr. John S. Hutton is a board-certified pediatrician, author, and owner of the award-winning blue manatee children’s bookstore and decafe in Cincinnati, as well as its affiliate e-commerce site, blue manatee boxes. He lives with his family in the suburban wilderness, where they are fond of planting things and gawking at butterflies, toads, and birds. As a child, he was known to play in his backyard for hours amidst mud, fireflies, and other analog kids. As a grownup, Dr. John s major clinical and research interests are the effects of electronic media on young children, and reading and play as healthy alternatives. He also has a blog,, with a mission to keep children screen-free until 3.

Baby Unplugged: Blanket is perfect for ages birth to 3, with 14 pages, costs $7.99 and it’s available from May 2012.

For more children’s books visit Blue Manatee Press!

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