Teeter
totter
step, step, dip'
Bobble
wobble
step, step...trip!

Nothing can match the thrill and agony of learning a new skill, and those beginning steps are among the foremost firsts. Lee Wardlaw's clipped hopping verse echoes the distinct, toddling dance of a baby's first journey. Colorful and energetic paintings by Julie Paschkis capture all the drama that occurs in those few feet between a favorite toy and Mom's reassuring arms.