Our Teacher's Having a Babyby Eve Bunting, Diane deGroat, Diane de Groat
As the weeks pass, Samantha, Mike, Polly, and the rest of the class get excited about the baby. They write letters to it, think up possible names, and design a baby room on the
When Mrs. Neal tells her first grade class that she's going to have a baby, the children are surprised. Only mothers have babies! "Teachers can be mothers too," Mrs. Neal reminds them.
As the weeks pass, Samantha, Mike, Polly, and the rest of the class get excited about the baby. They write letters to it, think up possible names, and design a baby room on the bulletin board. Then one day Mrs. Neal stops coming to school, and the principal tells them that she's had a baby girl. The first graders are happy, but then they begin to worry. What if their teacher never comes back?
Warmly illustrated by Diane de Groat, this new story by Eve Bunting explores children's fascination with babies in a fresh and sympathetic way.
"Provides great feelings of reassurance, which children need during times of change." Booklist, ALA
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EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.
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