A little girl and her family find 101 things to do with their new baby in this gentle graphic novel-style picture book. What do you do with a new baby? An imaginative older sister and her parents explore this question in this sweet and authentic depiction of a day in the life of a young family. Whether Big Sister is feeding, entertaining, or dressing her baby brother (in Mom’s hat or Dad’s shoes!), Jan Ormerod illustrates a warm and occasionally challenging story of family, perfect for older siblings getting to know their new brothers or sisters. Originally published in Ormerod’s native Australia in 1984, this book is a timeless depiction of family life and the important role older siblings play.
|Edition description:||30th Anniversary Edition|
|Product dimensions:||4.40(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||4 Years|
About the Author
Jan Ormerod (19462013) was born in western Australia and grew up with three older sisters. From a young age, she was engaged in visual arts, inspired by many different sources, including comic books. Her first picture book, Sunshine, won the Mother Goose Award. She went on to publish more than 50 books, winning many more awards. Her other well-known works include Moonlight, Goodbye Mousie, Miss Mouse’s Day, Lizzie Nonsense, and Water Witcher.
Read an Excerpt
From the book:
What can you do with Baby? You can 1 say “hello” and 2 chuckle his chin.
3 Put him in his special chair / 4 give him cereal / 5 and let him share your egg / 6 then clean him up.
Watch out for . . . / 41 hair yanking / 42 nose pulling / 43 dolly dribbling / 44 and drooling.
45 Watch out for . . . shoe sucking / 46 letter eating / 47 ankle biting / 48 head banging / 49 and grabbing Granny’s glasses.