Children’s Book Review: Babyfaces by Roberta Grobel Intrater

[ 0 ] July 28, 2010 |

Reviewed by Marcia Maynard

Looking for a perfect book for a new baby? Try Roberta Grobel Intrater’s Babyfaces series of board books.

smileIntrater captures expressions and actions of babies with her photographs. She fills her books with photos of irresistible babies and includes simple lines of rhyming text.

Smile is about trying to capture the perfect smile for the camera. It will put a grin on your baby’s face and make an older child giggle.
is all about getting wet. Photos of babies covered in soap bubbles, wet with pool water and rain water fill the pages of this adorable book.
is a cute story about babies laughing and smiling.
shows tired babies, ready for bed.  It’s a perfect bedtime story.

Infants through toddlers will enjoy holding, chewing and looking through Intrater’s books. Parents will enjoy sharing these cute stories with their children.

Available in board books, $4.95 each
Smile, Splash, and Sleep published by Scholastic, 2002
Peek-A-Boo published by Scholastic, 1997

Marcia Maynard is a former reading specialist and early childhood teacher who currently stays home with her two sons.  She blogs about preschool activities at

Category: baby, books / stories

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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