Why I Need You

Overview

Uniquely written from the perspective of the baby, Why I Need You is a gift for parents at any stage of parenthood. For new parents, it is an inspirational book that encourages them to press on, even when the day's requirements include changing another gooey diaper and wiping spit-up off of their best outfit.

The birth of a baby is both wondrous and miraculous-often described as the happiest day of a parent's life. Even so, any new parent experiences a certain degree of fear ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (20) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $7.24   
  • Used (16) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Uniquely written from the perspective of the baby, Why I Need You is a gift for parents at any stage of parenthood. For new parents, it is an inspirational book that encourages them to press on, even when the day's requirements include changing another gooey diaper and wiping spit-up off of their best outfit.

The birth of a baby is both wondrous and miraculous-often described as the happiest day of a parent's life. Even so, any new parent experiences a certain degree of fear upon the arrival of a newborn. Mixed with the joy and anticipation of welcoming a new life into the world is the overwhelming feeling of being completely responsible for the nurturing and well-being of a brand-new human. "I wish my daughter had come with an instruction book," writes Gregory E. Lang, "a parent's manual of endless details describing all possible infant behaviors."

Since no book existed, Lang, like millions of other parents, felt his way along and learned by trial and error. Why I Need You is the record of what he learned, the manual that didn't come with his daughter.

Why I Need You evokes the tender moments of child rearing and the emotion-filled memories that last a lifetime, reminding them from time to time why they were loved — and why they were needed.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581824407
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,063,042
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

GREGORY E. LANG is the New York Times best-selling author of more than twenty books, including Why a Daughter Needs a Dad, Why a Daughter Needs a Mom, Why a Son Needs a Dad, Why a Son Needs a Mom, and Why I Love You. He lives in suburban Atlanta, Georgia.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)