Mimi Brian Vance

Milk and More

Boat and Bath

Book and Bed

Baby and Bunny

Words by the Handful

The Words by the Handful series of children's picture books teaches American Sign Language to babies through interactive stories. Each book weaves five essential signs into a story, enabling the adult reader to learn sign language while teaching babies to sign. Hearing babies can use signs to communicate effectively long before they can speak words. Providing context for the introduction of each sign, these educational stories focus on communicating essential messages through repetition and reading aloud while encouraging long-term developmental benefits by stimulating early communication skills.

Four titles in this series: Milk and More, Book and Bed, Boat and Bath, Baby and Bunny

For more information on signing with babies, visit www.wordsbythehandful.com.

Selected Works

A little piece inspired by 7 banned words.
Going for a run - from a child-in-a-stroller's perspective.
Celebrating Houston's Discovery Green Gateway Fountain
Mom's shopping for vegetables, but I'm building spaceships!
Dad's shopping for spices, but I see something else!
Sharing Sign Language with Your Child - A Four Book Set
For A Good Night's Sleep

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