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Don't Feed the Dog!

Targeting the d Sound

Melissa Palmer



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22 March 2019
Speech Bubbles 1 is the first set in an exciting new series of picture books designed to be used by Speech Language Therapists/Pathologists, parents/caregivers, and teachers with children who have delayed or disordered speech sound development, children receiving speech therapy, or by those wanting to provide sound awareness activities for their children.

The set includes eleven picture books that each target a different speech sound within the story. The set is also accompanied by a user guide with notes for professionals and caregivers alike. Eleven different speech sounds have been chosen that are early developing sounds, or sounds commonly targeted in speech language therapy. With titles such as Who Bit My Tail?, Crocodiles Can't Climb Trees and Ben the Bubble Bear, the stories are light and engaging, with colourful and fun pictures on every page to keep the child interested.

Perfect not just for therapy, but also for encouraging early sound awareness and development, Speech Bubbles 1 will create the perfect relaxed learning and practice environment for children beginning their journey into phonological awareness, speech sounds and their positions in words.
By:   Melissa Palmer
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 148mm, 
Weight:   77g
ISBN:   9780367185169
ISBN 10:   0367185164
Series:   Speech Bubbles 1
Pages:   30
Publication Date:   22 March 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Contents Pack Contents User Guide Don't Feed the Dog Who Bit My Tail? Ben the Bubble Bear Polly's Pink Paint Gus the Gulping Goat Crocodiles Can't Climb Trees Where's Mummy Mouse? A Bunny Called Noodle Muffin the Fish Sally's Sandcastles Steven the Snail User Guide Contents Introduction Uses For Speech Language Therapists/Pathologists For Parents/Caregivers and Teachers Notes for individual Books Don't Feed the Dog - /g/ sound Who Bit My Tail? - /t/ sound Ben the Bubble Bear - /b/ sound Polly's Pink Paint /p/ sound Gus the Gulping Goat - /g/ sound Crocodiles Can't Climb Trees - /k/ sound Where's Mummy Mouse? - /m/ sound A Bunny Called Noodle - /n/ sound Muffin the Fish - /f/ sound Sally's Sandcastles - /s/ sound Steven the Snail - /s/ blends

Melissa Palmer is a Speech Language Therapist. She has worked for the Ministry of Education, Special Education in New Zealand from 2008-2013, with children aged primarily between 2 - 8 years of age. She also completed a diploma in children's writing in 2009 studying under author Janice Marriott, through the New Zealand Institute. Melissa has a passion for articulation and phonology, as well as writing and art, and has combined these two loves to create Speech Bubbles.

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