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This New Baby

by Teddy Jam, illustrated by Virginia Johnson

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new baby, bedtime & dreams
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Description

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 Matisselike 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. The text for This New Baby was originally published in 1998.

About the Authors
Teddy Jam (Matt Cohen) was the pseudonymous author of many wonderful children's books. He was also a novelist and won the Governor General's Award for his last novel, Elizabeth and After.
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Teddy Jam (Matt Cohen) was the pseudonymous author of many wonderful children's books. He was also a novelist and won the Governor General's Award for his last novel, Elizabeth and After.
Author profile page >
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
1 to 3
Grade:
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Reading age:
1 to 3
Editorial Reviews

...delicate illustrations and ephemeral imagery

— Publishers Weekly

. . . soft Matisse-like images give a fresh and delightful look.

— Canadian Children's Booknews

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

— CM Magazine

...as gentle as it is powerful!

— Word of Mouse Book Reviews

...noted textile designer Virginia Johnson brings her trademark touches of scintillating colour and deft, oblique design to a board book by the late and much-lamented Teddy Jam (a.k.a. Matt Cohen).

— The Globe and Mail

Jam’s poetic lines dip and soar...

— The Toronto Star

A provocative musing on the transformative power of parenthood.

— Kirkus

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