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Try to catch the fancy of a baby, and you'll learn -- baby knows best. Author Kathy Henderson and illustrator Brita Granström capture this humorous phenomenon with witty verse and spirited illustrations of one baby's quest for the things that tickle her fancy.
With a slew of toys and whistles, and the stuffed animals offered by big brother, baby wants...keys. When the family members try to amuse the little one with bath toys, sponges, and rubber duckies, baby wants...the bathtub plug. And a choice between dungarees and dresses leads to...baby wearing nothing at all! With teething rings and finger food, baby wants...grown-up spaghetti. And finally, "...her high chair and the bouncer and the crib/There's all this stuff./And where does she want to be?/Snuggled up with us."
Free-sprited watercolor illustrations match the clever verse. Baby, with blonde whisps of hair and an affectionate grin, is as sweet as a button. Her energy bounces off the pages with a little help from Granström's line drawings and vivacious watercolors. Parents will find the cluttered yet happy home a familiar sight. And young readers will be smitten with this adorable babe, the true master of the house.
Why does baby chooses the simple things of life over her well-designed specialties? Perhaps she knows something we don't... (Amy Barkat)