Hello, My New Baby...with love from your big brother / big sister

By Leslie Kimmelman
(Blue Apple Books, Paperback, 9781609052669, 48pp.)

Publication Date: October 9, 2012

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A first-person text invites older siblings to make a book all about themselves being a new big brother or sister. Encourages the child's interest in the baby but emphasizes what it means to the older child and how they now see themselves. Fully-illustrated pages help a kid create an album of his/her experiences, feelings, and perspectives--with good helpings of fun and silliness. Includes two pages of stickers to decorate pages and add to drawings. Though its tone is lighthearted, this subtly wise book inspires a child to discover a wide variety of ideas about self, family, growing up, and the new baby.

About the Author

Leslie Kimmelman has written nearly twenty well-regarded children's books, including several that feature Jewish themes and celebrations.

Leslie prefers adventures vacations and is more likely to hike, ski, or spellunk than lay on a patch of sand. She helped write Sesame Street magazine and continues to contribute to Sesame Street Workshop productions. Leslie and her husband are the parents of two grown children. The author lives in Ardsley, New York.

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