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Children's Fiction New Baby

Hey Little Baby!

With Audio Recording

by (author) Heather Leigh

illustrated by Genevieve Cote

Publisher
Beach Lane Books
Initial publish date
Apr 2012
Category
New Baby, Senses & Sensation, General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781439157398
    Publish Date
    Apr 2012
    List Price
    $9.99 USD
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781416989790
    Publish Date
    Apr 2012
    List Price
    $16.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
  • Reading age: 2 to 6

Description

An adorable baby discovers the world around him.

A little baby has found his hands, his tiny toes, his lovely voice, and his sweet nose—what else will he find in his world, his cozy, wonder-filled world? Heather Leigh’s spare, rhythmic text combines with Geneviève Côté’s warm and inviting illustrations for a delightful picture book that explores all of the adorable traits that make a baby special—and how those traits might shape a baby as he grows up to be a unique little person.

About the authors

Heather Leigh lives with her family in Arcata, California. Hey Little Baby! is her first picture book.

Heather Leigh's profile page

 

 

Enfant, Geneviève Côté adorait dessiner. Elle s'inventait des histoires simplement pour le plaisir de les illustrer. Au fil des ans, elle a continué à nourrir sa passion pour le dessin et les arts, si bien qu'elle a décidé d'en faire une carrière. Après avoir étudié les arts et la communication au Cégep, elle a terminé, en 1987, un baccalauréat en infographie à l'Université Concordia, à Montréal. Geneviève a illustré plus de 25 livres pour enfants. Comme auteure-illustratrice, elle a publié chez Scholastic Quel éléphant? et Je suis là, Petit Lundi. Elle a reçu le Prix du Gouverneur général pour ses illustrations en 2007. Geneviève vit à Montréal et travaille dans un atelier du centre-ville.

 

Geneviève Côté
studied art and graphic design at Concordia University in Montreal. She has
illustrated numerous books for children. She also enjoys writing her own
stories: Quel éléphant? (What Elephant?) and Je suis là, petit Lundi (With You Always, Little Monday)
were the first books that she both wrote and illustrated. Côté's editorial
art has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and other
publications. Her books have received three nominations for the Governor
General's Award for Illustration, one of which she went on to win. She has
also won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award.

 

Genevieve Cote's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"With a melodic and motherly voice, this gentle and captivating picture book welcomes a little baby into the world.... A lovely choice for new babies and their parents."
--Kirkus Reviews, February 15, 2012

"A baby is warmly welcomed to the world by his doting parents, who fantasize about what he will be able to do as he grows.... Softly hued mixed-media illustrations reveal several possibilities...while the pictures show what the child might do with his nose, feet, mouth, and voice as he develops. Children will enjoy seeing what the growing child may accomplish and how his abilities compare with theirs."
School Library Journal, March 2012

"What will you find in this marvelous world?" asks debut author Leigh in this celebration of a new arrival…. The pleasures…[Geneviève Côté] imagines her hero growing into are simple, familiar ones—first love, splashing in puddles, encounters with cute wildlife—and the combination of her sunny palette and graceful black outlining gives each page an open-hearted exuberance. And seldom has the mother of a newborn looked so soigné.”
Publishers Weekly, February 13, 2012

“The narrative is well-paced and works nicely with the rounded, muted illustrations, making for a gentle read-aloud for the youngest child. Use this as a conversation starter with preschoolers expecting a new baby sibling, or as an opportunity for prereaders to bring their own imaginative narrative to the illustrations.”
Booklist, March 15, 2012

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