The Monkey Balloon (Paperback)
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Has your child ever lost a balloon and wondered where it went? The Monkey Balloon takes children on an adventure of a young girl's quest to find her Monkey Balloon. Mimi and her father use their imaginations to take them on a journey of what-ifs, until they find what they are looking for. The bright and engaging Illustrations help create a story that children will choose to read again and again. Written by a speech language pathologist and a special educator, language and learning tips are provided at the end of the story to help parents and early educators make this reading experience optimal for both the reader and the young child.
About the Author
Rebecca Eisenberg is a certified speech language pathologist, author and instructor. She loves using children's books to facilitate language and encourage creative and imaginative thoughts. She created a blog www.gravitybread.com to help parents encourage learning during mealtime. Her experience has included working with young children up to adulthood with a variety of speech, language and communication disorders for the past 15 years. She lives in Armonk, NY with her husband and two young children. Mindy Winebrenner is an early childhood special educator, currently working with infants and toddlers and their families. She enjoys using a variety of children's stories to promote language and learning with all of her students. Mindy lives in Maryland with her husband, two young boys (her little monkeys), and two adorable chihuahuas. Yuki Osada has been drawing and painting from an early age and she continues to use her art as a vehicle to communicate and tell stories. After working as an illustration agent and freelance illustrator, Yuki began using her illustration and design skills in the apparel and home furnishing industry in New York City. Her work as a print designer has been sold at various nationwide retailers. Yuki currently works as a freelance textile designer and graphic artist. She spends her time creating prints and enjoys silkscreening at her home in Florida.