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My daughter thinks the moon is a ball…

We live in the middle of Brisbane City in a small Queenslander so my daughter’s first words so far have been quite ‘city-slickerish’.  Light (ight); fan, (ffff); ball (ba_); and shoes (sooz) are some of her earliest and best words so far.

So the ‘nature-lover’ in me was delighted to see her pointing up at the moon the other night.  Funnily enough, while she pointed to the moon, she unmistakably announced that it was a ‘ball’.  This mistake made me laugh but I also found it fascinating to reflect upon first words and how language develops.

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Little Birdie Books: A triple barrel name with purpose

Welcome to Little Birdie Books | Language Learning in Flight!

This is our first blog post so it seemed apt to share who we are, why we are here and the story behind our name. We are Little Birdie Books and a rose by any other name really would NOT smell as sweet.  Here’s why:

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