Ellen Mayer

Books by This Author

A Fish to Feed

Illustrated by: Ying-Hwa Hu
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

A toddler and Daddy go shopping for a pet fish. On the way they find other fish, but those aren ’t fish to feed. Toddlers will love seeing different fish through holes in the pages. Daddy responds to the child ’s simple words with full sentences, adds more information and asks open-ended questions.

Banana for Two

Illustrated by: Ying-Hwa Hu
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Chinese, Hindi, Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp), Vietnamese

Mama, her toddler, and two stuffed bunnies turn a grocery store outing into an opportunity to talk, laugh, and learn a little math. As they fill their cart with items in quantities of one and two, Mama lets her baby hold them, connecting the familiar idea of one and two hands to concepts of one and two.

Clean Up, Up, Up!

Illustrated by: Ying-Hwa Hu
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

It is cleanup time, and Daddy and his little one are putting away books, blocks, teddy bears, and train cars, and preparing for dinner — all while having fun with math! As Daddy talks with his toddler, he uses spatial-relationship math words and phrases like up, down, inside, outside, next to, and under to reinforce his young learner’s understanding. When it is dinnertime, the little one proudly demonstrates an understanding of down when helping to set the table and up while enjoying the first delicious bite! Spanish version available.

Red Socks

Illustrated by: Ying-Hwa Hu
Age Level: 0-3
Language: Chinese, Hmong, Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Baby has fun with Mama as she folds the clean laundry and dresses the baby. A sock is missing! When found and Baby is dressed, it’s time to play outside. Little ones will love seeing Baby getting dressed and finding the sock. Throughout the story Mama talks with Baby about what she and Baby are doing.

Rosa's Very Big Job

Illustrated by: Ying-Hwa Hu
Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

When spunky preschooler Rosa decides to help out her busy mama, she enlists Grandpa’s help to put away the clean laundry.