This New Baby (Board Books)

By Virginia Johnson (Illustrator), Teddy Jam

Groundwood Books, 9781554980888, 22pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011



A mother caring for her baby through the night reflects on the joys and mysteries of this new and precious life. With a simple poetic text and gorgeous Matisse-like illustrations by renowned textile designer Virginia Johnson, This New Baby is a perfect evocation of parental love.
Any person who has ever had a baby, anyone who would like to have a baby and anyone who has ever been a baby will be deeply touched by this beautiful book.

Praise For This New Baby

• "This New Baby would be a welcome addition to any newborn's collection of "sleepy time" books." — CM Magazine

• "A provocative musing on the transformative power of parenthood." — Kirkus

• "…delicate illustrations and ephemeral imagery." — Publishers' Weekly