Leo the Late Bloomer Author:Robert Kraus, Jose Aruego (Illustrator) Leo isn’t reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo’s mother isn’t. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he’s ready.
A terrific book if you have a late bloomer in any way -- talker, writer, drawer, etc, or a child who feels like s/he lags behind her peers. The illustrations are witty, beautiful, and not babyish. This is not a book that simply tries to make a child feel good about him or herself, but a book that celebrates the fact that many children are on their own developmental path, finding their own way in a world where those around them worry about not being "normal."