I am a baby! You are big, I am small. I can be surprised. I can be thoughtful. I can be funny. What a clever baby I am! Babies will find out about all the things that babies can do and all they need to know. Have fun and share a book with your baby. Babies love to look at photographs of babies. Reading the repetitive text helps to familiarize babies with the patterns of speech. Talking and reading go together and help a baby to listen. Listening and talking help lay the foundations for language development.