The Wicked Big Toddlah

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The Wicked Big Toddlah

By Kevin Hawkes

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375824272, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 12, 2007

Absolutely nothing exciting happens in Maine . . . nothing, that is, except for the birth of one giant baby. "That's one wicked big toddlah you got there " exclaims Uncle Bert . . . and so Toddie is named.Toddie's a baby just like any other . . . sort of. The thing is, he's big "really "big. That means really big diapers, really big teeth, really big "everything." From new booties that wear out the knitter to a bath in the ocean (it's fun to play with boats ), Toddie goes through all the stages of baby's first year . . . it's just a little different for Toddie.Kids will laugh out loud as they see Toddie get into more and more trouble. . . it's time for giant laughs all around

About the Author
Kevin Hawkes is the illustrator of many well-loved books for young readers, including "My Little Sister Ate One Hare, My Little Sister Hugged an Ape," both by Bill Grossman, and "And to Think that We Thought that We'd Never Be Friends "by Mary Ann Hoberman. This is the second picture book that he has both written and illustrated. He lives in Gorham, Maine.