Mario and Baby Gia

Mario and Baby Gia Cover

Mario and Baby Gia

By Mario Lopez; Maryn Roos (Illustrator)

Celebra Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780451234179, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2011


Mario is having a hard time finding someone to play with. His sister, Marissa, is playing with Cousin Rosie, and his cousin Chico is off to baseball practice. When Nana asks Mario to babysit his cousin Gia while she bakes, he finds that babies can be a handful. But even when he feels that he has reached the end of his rope, it is baby Gia who reminds Mario that a family is built on love and caring.

About the Author

Maryn Roos ( has drawn everything from monsters to dancing ducks in dozens of books and several educational software programs. Maryn lives in Provo, Utah.