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The Baby Tree

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The Baby Tree

By Sophie Blackall

Nancy Paulsen Books, Hardcover, 9780399257186, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2014

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Description
Cleverly revealing the basics of reproduction in an age-appropriate way, award-winning Sophie Blackall has created a beautiful picture book full of playful details to amuse and engage readers.
Sooner or later, every child will ask, "Where do babies come from? "Answering this question has never been this easy or entertaining Join a curious little boy who asks everyone from his babysitter to the mailman, getting all sorts of funny answers along the way, before his parents gently set him straight.


About the Author
Sophie Blackall (www.sophieblackall.com) is the illustrator of several award-winning picture books, including "Meet Wild Boars" by Meg Rosoff, "Pecan Pie Baby "by Jacqueline Woodson, "Big Red Lollipop" (by Rukhsana Khan), and the Ivy and Bean books by Annie Barrows. Her many honors include a "BCCB" Blue Ribbon, Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, Society of Illustrators Founders Award, "Publishers Weekly" Best Children s Book, "Book Sense" 76 Pick, and "New York Times" Top Ten Picture Book. Her artwork has also appeared in murals as part of the New York City MTA s Arts for Transit program. Previously she has had jobs in a shoe shop and a robot factory. She lives in Brooklyn, New York."
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