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Great books for newborns and their families.
Welcome, Baby

Welcome, Baby

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition:Hardcover
tagged : new baby

In this love letter to babies and their families, Barbara Reid captures the special joy that a newborn brings to the world.

Welcome, baby, welcome!
All the world is new,
And all the world is waiting
To be introduced to you.

In this essential gift for new parents, celebrated author and illustrator Barbara Reid provides a wonderful celebration of the happiness babies bring to their families. In gentle rhymes, she lists all of the promises and cherished moments parents, grandparents and siblin …

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This New Baby /bb

This New Baby /bb

illustrated by Virginia Johnson
by Teddy Jam
edition:Hardcover

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.

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Night Sounds

Night Sounds

by Javier Sobrino
translated by Elisa Amado
illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

When the moon comes up over the mountains, all the animals in the rain forest go to sleep. But…what’s that noise? And how can the animals make it stop?

"Wuaaah, wuaaah, wuaaah." The noise goes on and on. Cuddled up inside an abandoned box, someone is sobbing, and one by one, the animals try to comfort the little one. But with each offering—of a blanket, some fresh water, mango, and so on—the small creature settles only briefly before wailing once again. Finally, Tiger disappears and retur …

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Night Cars /hc

by Teddy Jam
illustrated by Eric Beddows
edition:Hardcover

It is late at night in the city. From his father's shoulder, a sleepless baby watches the snow drift down from the sky onto the busy street below. What are all those noises? What are all those lights? His tired but patient father explains everything, from the bustle of taxis swishing through the slush to the grinding and slamming of the early-morning garbage trucks.

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Cinnamon Baby

Cinnamon Baby

edition:Hardcover
tagged : new baby

A contemporary fable about a magical remedy for a baby who won't stop crying.

Miriam is a baker whose bread is full of smells to make your nose twitch and tastes to make your tongue tingle. Miriam's own favorite cinnamon bread so delights Sebastian, a musician who enters her shop, that he buys it every day for a year and then asks her to marry him. After a baby is born to the happy couple, all is blissful until their bundle of joy begins crying. And crying. Only when the two are almost at wit's e …

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Be a Baby /hc

Be a Baby /hc

by Sarah Withrow
illustrated by Manuel Monroy
edition:Hardcover
tagged : new baby

Babies love books about babies. As every parent knows they will spend hours looking at images of creatures like themselves. In this book they will find a most delightful and enchanting baby with whom they can identify whether they are happy, sad, crying or sleepy.

Parents love books that they can read over and over because the language in them is so beautiful. They will be as delighted as their babies by Sarah Withrow's perfect rhyming lullaby.

Manuel Monroy's illustrations depict the state of b …

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Hello, Baby

Hello, Baby

edition:Hardcover

The first in a beautifully photographed series of four board books showing us the major stages in a baby's first year

This beautifully photographed series of four board books shows us the major stages in a baby's first year -- the first day, sitting, crawling and walking. Because the images are shot by the baby's own photographer-father, we see a very intimate portrait of this baby's world -- something an outsider could never capture. Mother, father and big brother also appear.

These books will fa …

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Welcome Song for Baby

Welcome Song for Baby

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook

From renowned First Nations storyteller Richard Van Camp comes a lyrical lullaby for newborns. Complemented with stunning photographs, this evocative board book is perfectly suited as a first book for every baby.

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Excerpt

Hey ya hey
Hey ya hey
Hey ya hey
Dear one
Cherished one
Loved one
You have made the world beautiful again.

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