Baby Brains

Candlewick Storybook Animations: The Smartest Baby in the Whole World

By Simon James; Simon James (Illustrator)
(Candlewick, DVD-Audio, 9780763640248, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 23, 2008

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"Boastful parents who can laugh at themselves, as well as their cherished offspring, will find abundant chuckles in these pages." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

It's never too early to start bringing up the smartest baby in the whole world. So thinks the expectant Mrs. Brains, who reads to the baby
inside her tummy every night and plays music and language tapes to her baby during the day. And soon enough, Mr. and Mrs. Brains have their very own Baby Brains! He reads the paper, fixes the family car, and works as a doctor in the local hospital. Now even the space program is calling on him. Is there anything Baby Brains can't do?

Candlewick Storybook Animation packages include:
* A full-color hardcover picture book
* A dual-disk DVD/CD with full animated story and two audio read-along
versions of the text — one with page-turn prompts
* A full-color poster, plus a sheet of reusable stickers!

With a bonus author-illustrator interview




About the Author

Simon James is the author-illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including LITTLE ONE STEP, THE BIRDWATCHERS, THE WILD WOODS, DAYS LIKE THIS, SALLY AND THE LIMPET, the Jake books, and LEON AND BOB, which was named a NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Of BABY BRAINS, he says, "This story came along as many of my friends seemed to be having 'clever' babies of their own." Simon James lives in Devon, England.

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