Storybooks to Grow On
How Kids Grow
by Jean Marzollo (Scholastic Inc., 1998)
Photographs show children at different ages and stages ranging from birth to age 7 and describe what children can do at each stage. This book is a great discussion starter.
by Aliki (Troll Associates, 1992)
A young boy compares his body now with how he looked as a baby and attributes the changes to the healthful foods he eats.
Leo the Late Bloomer
by Robert Kraus (Harper Collins Publishers, 1971)
Leo is a little tiger who can't seem to do anything right. Leo's mother claims that Leo is just a late bloomer and "a watched bloomer doesn't bloom". Sure enough, in his own good time, Leo blooms.