When the World Was Waiting for You (Hardcover)

By Gillian Shields, Anna Currey (Illustrator)

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 9781599905327, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (2/14/2012)
Board book (9/11/2018)
Hardcover (3/1/2011)
Hardcover (10/8/2013)
Paperback (3/14/2013)
Hardcover (3/1/2012)
Hardcover (3/1/2011)

List Price: 15.89*
* Individual store prices may vary.


"When the world"
"Was waiting for you, "
"The airwas bright, "
"The sun seemednew "

From readying the baby's crib tothe very first visit from friends and family, "When the WorldWas Waiting for You" is a lyrical celebration of all theevents surrounding a birth. Soothing, tender verse describes the joyfulsteps of welcoming baby to the family. Anna Currey's gentleillustrations of an adorable rabbit household perfectly complement thewarmth of the text.

An ideal choice for babyshowers, expectant parents, young children curious about their birth, and those who are about to welcome a new little sibling

About the Author

GILLIAN SHIELDS is the author of When the World Is Ready for Bed, the Mermaid SOS series, and other books for young children. She lives in England.ANNA CURREY's warm, classic watercolor style has brought to life many enchanting picture books, including When the World Is Ready for Bed. She lives in England, with her husband, two daughters, a dog, and a variety of goldfish.