The Belly Book (Hardcover)

By Fran Manushkin, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)

Feiwel & Friends, 9780312649586, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2011



Bellies come in all shapes and sizes: baby bellies, grown-up bellies, animal bellies. Some bellies are soft. Some bellies are firm. Round or flat, all bellies deserve a happy pat.

About the Author

Fran Manushkin is the author of numerous books for children. She lives in New York City. Dan Yaccarino's many books include "Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly" by Carolyn Parkhurst. He is also the creator of the television series "Oswald" and "Willa's Wild Life." Dan lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

Praise For The Belly Book

“This book encourages children to think positively about a body part that is often hidden away or rejected.”--School Library Journal “With snappy rhymes, bright bold graphics, and a winning sense of playfulness, Manushkin follows The Tushy Book with a salute to the body’s middle ground, this time teaming up with Yaccarino.” --Publishers Weekly “Delightful art adds panache to this simple ode to a familiar body part.” --Kirkus Reviews