How to Be a Baby . . . by Me, the Big Sister [NOOK Book]

Overview

The New York Times praised this best-selling picture book as "adorable, original, well-illustrated and fabulous." In this first book in the How-To Series (which includes How To Get Married and How to Get a Job), the know-it-all big sister narrator tells it like it is: When you're a baby you don't read books. You eat them. You don't know how old you are, or even if you're a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you won't be little ...

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Overview

The New York Times praised this best-selling picture book as "adorable, original, well-illustrated and fabulous." In this first book in the How-To Series (which includes How To Get Married and How to Get a Job), the know-it-all big sister narrator tells it like it is: When you're a baby you don't read books. You eat them. You don't know how old you are, or even if you're a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you won't be little anymore, and then you'll be taller and smarter, and actually quite clever. Like the narrator. And you'll be able to share memories of what it was like when you were little with your incredible Big Sister.

 

 

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Editorial Reviews

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Review, The New York Times Book Review, December 2, 2007:
"An ultracharming picture book."

Starred review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, April 2007:
"There's plenty to pore over in the detail-rich scenes, and the childlike but deft lines match the text's exuberance . . . This is perfect family fare and a welcome departure from storybooks that assume the worst when a new life joins the family."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307983657
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 12/19/2012
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 658,928
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Sally Lloyd-Jones

SALLY LLOYD-JONES is the author of the recently published Handbag Friends (also illustrated by Sue Heap). She worked in children's publishing for several years, leaving in 2000 to write full-time. She lives in New York, New York.

SUE HEAP is the illustrator of Handbag Friends (written by Sally Lloyd-Jones). She has illustrated several other picture books, and is the author-illustrator of Cowboy Baby, which won the Smarties Gold Award in the picture book category. She lives in England.

 

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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2008

    Adorable

    I love, love this book! I got it at a baby shower for my second baby, and my older daughter just ate it up. The big sister is sassy and boisterous, and just when you think she may be a little over the top, she turns delightfully sweet. It's just plain adorable.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Two for two

    Because my 2.5 year old daughter loved "How to Get Married...by Me, the Bride," I thought she'd enjoy this title as well. I was right, she loves it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2009

    Not impressed

    I know the intensions were good but I think this book overdoes it with regards to making the big sister look good! I find I skip a lot of the text when I read it to my daughter as it's actually more negative than good!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2012

    Love it!!

    This book is adorable and perfect for an about-to-be-big-sister. I've purchased this as a gift for several different little girls and they've all loved it. It kind of goes through a youngsters confusing emotions when a younger sibling arrives, but I love how it ends with showing how important the siblings are going to be to each other. So cute!

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  • Posted December 30, 2010

    Love it!

    My kids love this book! They giggle the entire way through. We have read it so much they have memorized the text. I would recommend it for all - even boys who love the "potty" words!

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