Mario and Baby Gia (Hardcover)

By Mario Lopez, Maryn Roos (Illustrator)

Celebra Children's Books, 9780451234179, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 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

Mario Lopez is currently the host of the long-running entertainment program "Extra," and "Randy Jackson Presents America s Best Dance Crew." In 2008, "People" named him Sexiest Bachelor, and he competed as one of America s favorite contestants in "Dancing with the Stars" and debuted on Broadway in "A Chorus Line.""