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Welcome to the World

Valerie Wyatt, Lennette Newell (Illustrator)


List Price: 14.95*
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Plenty of books tell parents what's in store when a new baby arrives. But this one lets a new baby in on what he or she might expect. Styled as a sweet and simple letter to a newborn, this picture book introduces Baby to several first-year splendors, such as feeling warm sunlight, watching the movements of clouds, hearing birdsong and experiencing a loving embrace. Delectable photos of smiling and sleeping babies combine with images of other natural wonders such as flowers, leaves and pets. This ultimate letter of love is the perfect book for a new baby.

Kids Can Press, 9781554535934, 24pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

About the Author

Valerie Wyatt is an award-winning author more than 14 nonfiction books, many of them about science. She also writes on historical topics and, from time to time, picture books.

Lennette Newell grew up on the high plains of western Nebraska, the daughter of a large-animal veterinarian and cattle rancher. Upon leaving school she pursued a career in commercial photography, specializing in photographing children and animals for advertising and corporate clients.