Hello Baby! by Lizzy Rockwell

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A small boy feels the baby kick inside his mother's tummy, hears the baby's heartbeat during a visit to the doctor, and finally gets to say hello in person after the baby is born.

Narrating the story himself, the boy shares what fascinates him: how the baby grows inside the womb, unpacking his old baby clothes, and hearing about the day he was born. When the baby arrives home at last, the boy tells how she eats and sleeps and cries, and how it takes a mother, a father, and a new big brother to make this baby feel at home.

Told in simple words and charming pictures, this book lets children know just what to expect when Mom's expecting.
 

About Lizzy Rockwell

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In addition to being the illustrator of many picture books, Lizzy Rockwell is also the author-illustrator of Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition.
 
Published April 20, 1999 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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PLB 0-517-80012-8 Rockwell (who illustrated Anne Rockwell’s Halloween Day, 1997, etc.) focuses on a young boy as he and his family prepare for the birth of his baby sister.

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A preschool-age boy actively helps to prepare for the homecoming of his new sister in Rockwell's (Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition) reassuring account.

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