Peace, Baby! (Hardcover)

By Linda Ashman, Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9781452106137, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 23, 2013

List Price: 15.99*
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Acclaimed author Linda Ashman gives new meaning to a familiar idea in this tale about intense feelings, compassion, conflict, and resolution. Gentle, clever rhymes illustrate the unpredictable emotions of childhood and show readers a smart way to deal with these feelings. A frustrating day may feel overwhelming, but everyone wins with Peace, Baby!

About the Author

Linda Ashman is the critically acclaimed author of more than two dozen books for children, including Samantha on a Rol, a New York Times Notable Children's Book. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband Jack Hicks, their son Jackson, and their not-so-peaceful dogs, Sammy and Stella. For more, visit

Joanne Lew-Vriethoff has illustrated several picture books and novels for children and she collects children's books. She drew on everything as a child, including her clothes! She grew up in Los Angeles, California, graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in Amsterdam with her husband and two children. Visit Joanne at

Praise For Peace, Baby!

"Excellent advice in a sweet and easy-to-swallow package."- Kirkus Review

"This laid-back, optimistic message. is certainly one worth repeating."-School Library Journal

"Illustrations are complete conversation starters, as they depict the situations from which negative feelings sprung."--The Shopping Mama

"Helps kids look at situations that may arise in their daily lives and think about how they will respond." - Mother-Daughter Book Club