This series of gentle picture books highlights ways to encourage communication as babies learn to talk. Created with Nicola Lathey, a specialist speech and language therapist for very young children and Tracey Blake, an experienced journalist, Campbell's Small Talk series is ideal for parents and children to share. In Small Talk: At the Park see how expressions, gestures and repetition of simple first words can help early conversations to blossom while you are out and about. By encouraging babies to join in, you'll soon experience the joy of their very first words and phrases. With lively illustrations by Ailie Busby. Also available: Small Talk: Bedtime See also: Small Talk (Macmillan, 2013) - a guide to boosting your child's speech and language development from birth.