by Dan Stiles
Toys / Books / Visual Tools / Ages 0-3
9.5 x 2 inches, 22 pages
Available June 2014
Book Blocks are chunky little board books that are shaped like blocks, the perfect first books for babies! Featuring high-contrast colors, eye-catching shapes, and colorful patterns (incorporating the latest scientific research about
vision development), these mini books are designed to entice infants to focus and develop their visual acuity.
Four little block-shaped mini books, each measuring
2-3/8 x 2-3/8 inches, comprise this adorable set:
Book 1: Black and White—simple but interesting shapes moving into more complex shapes and patterns
Book 2: Red, Blue, and Yellow—introduces primary colors and slightly more complex shapes, moving into real patterns with multiple colors
Book 3: Color and Pattern—secondary colors and more complex patterns
Book 4: Visual Excitement—subtle shades and complicated patterns
Instructions on the box explain how to use the books to help your baby’s visual development.
combines illustration and design in his award-winning visual work. Over the past 15 years Dan has collaborated with everyone from indie bands to major corporations in creating identities, custom packaging, and limited edition collectable art and merchandise. Dan is perhaps best known for his poster art, having worked with artists across multiple genres including Death Cab for Cutie, Sonic Youth, Arctic Monkeys, Cat Power, Hot Chip, Sigur Ros, Ted Leo, TV on The Radio, Dizze Rascal, Wilco, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and countless others. Dan’s first book, Put On Your Shoes! was published by POW! in 2013. He lives with his wife and daughters in Portland, Oregon.