>Fingers first

>I really tried to work it with Miles and the iPad:

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Ehh, thinks Miles, but now his mother really, really wants one.

But, at not-quite-two, he did not seem to understand that touching various spots on the glass would make different things happen. He did go after the one non-virtual button on the iPad with a vengeance, but all that does is close whatever program is open at the time, meaning we didn’t get very far in A Present for Milo. And he looks more interested in my finger than in the screen.

Or in my eye:

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Yes, that’s his favorite, The Tushy Book

Or in his firetruck:

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With me and Richard–hey is this kid a lefty? Takes after me!
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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.


  1. Fran Manushkin says:

    >Roger, you made my day! I'm so glad Miles likes my TUSHY BOOK so much. Wow!

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