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I Can, Can You?
Written and Photographed by Marjorie W. Pitzer, M.Ed.

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isbn 978-1-890627-57-7
Board Book
7" x 5"
16 pages
Color Photographs
Ages birth to 4

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About the Author

Marjorie W. Pitzer, M.Ed., is an Early Intervention Specialist and has worked with infants and toddlers with developmental delays for over twenty years. In addition, she teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on early intervention and disabilities at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She presents at conferences at the state level in early intervention and early childhood. Photography has been her life-long passion. She lives with her family in Fairfield, Ohio.

An IBBY 2007 Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities exhibition selection

Babies and toddlers with Down syndrome, like all young children, want to discover their world and take on new experiences. I Can, Can You? is a delightful board book full of babies and toddlers with Down syndrome going about the business of their lives. Presented in crisp, uncluttered, full-color photographs, these children swim, eat spaghetti, laugh, play ball, and more--looking adorable all the while!

I Can, Can You? is the perfect book for parents and children to enjoy together. As your child sits on your lap and you read to him, he'll see other children with Down syndrome modeling some things he can do and some which he will soon do. Reinforce your child's abilities ("Look at the boy going down the slide. You can do that!") and encourage the possibilities ("Do you see the girl drawing a picture?"). What's more, as you read to your child and as he plays with the book and turns the pages, he will gain important pre-reading skills.

This wonderful book will be reassuring to families with a new baby with Down syndrome and makes a great gift. Daycare centers, hospitals, infant-toddler programs, libraries, pediatric practices, and support groups will want to have I Can, Can You? available for the families they serve.

Also from Marjorie Pitzer:
My Up & Down & All Around Book
I Like Berries, Do You?
Animal Fun for Everyone!

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