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Montessori: Letter Work Board book – August 1, 2012


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 2 - 5 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten
  • Series: Montessori
  • Board book: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; Ina Brdbk edition (August 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1419704117
  • ISBN-13: 978-1419704116
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 4.9 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,907 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Bobby George and June George live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where they founded Baan Dek, the first Montessori school in the state, and run Montessorium, an app company.


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Customer Reviews

There are pictures to help with the sound of each letter.
george do
The board books in this series are gorgeously designed with big bold illustrations that compliment nicely the textural symbols.
Kagan Byron
We work on both every night with his regular reading books.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Murt on March 15, 2013
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I was very skeptical getting the letter work book because of some of the negative reviews, but I am so glad I got it anyway. I think some of the reviews are referring to a different book, bcz all the letters are with the picture. My daughter loved this book and wanted to go through it over and over. I love it's layout, opposed to others, and the pictures are really cute.
I do wish the letters had more texture though. I am considering getting glue and adding glitter on them or something to make it more attractive for my daughter to feel.
Overall, I love this book, and I can't wait to get the number book when we get our alphabet down. :)
Have a great day!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By george do on March 27, 2014
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My son (4) uses this book as well as Kid O free form Magnatab (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004PR49EM/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_3) to practice his fine motor skills. Great to take both to the restaurant to keep him engaged or at the table. The letters in the book have a light sand paper feel as well as direction arrows to properly form each letter. There are pictures to help with the sound of each letter.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By a. dlc on December 4, 2013
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For any parent who has a child going through the Montessori Method, these books are fantastic! Very helpful for especially for children who are just starting out!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By eggs on November 19, 2012
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These are high quality books to introduce the alphabet Montessori style... the letters have a sandpaper texture without the sand falling off, so it's wonderful!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By dallen on June 19, 2013
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My daughter loves this book, and she has already learned several sounds and we've only had the book one day!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on February 13, 2014
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You will need to be right on top of your little one at first, especially if he's used to Montessori sand letters from school. This book puts the letters into an order supposedly by how they are written, but it seems to be a bit off from the groupings of how the schools are doing it, and it certainly bears no resemblance to alphabetical order. All three of my children seem a little put off that the letters are not grouped alphabetically, and the arrows do not always seem to be going in proper Montessori direction, so you may find yourself correcting the book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Donna on January 25, 2014
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My 3 year old will go to this book before sandpaper numbers/letters. This book is set up so the child needs to count the object first and then turn the page to see if he/she counted the correct number of that object by seeing the numeral. It can be a bit distracting for a 3 year old to turn the page and look at the page on the right versus the page on the left. If I can, I will glue a white piece of paper inbetween the pages so the child can stay focused on the correct page
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Laura Francis on March 24, 2014
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My daughter attends a Montessori school which is why I purchased this book as well as the Montessori Number Work book. My daughter loves both books and pulls them out frequently. The books do follow the Montessori method, but be warned, the Letter Works book is in print, not script. That said, my daughter loves both books, and the Letter Works book is not hindering her progress in learning script. I do recommend these books.
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