The Baby's Lap Book by Kay Chorao

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The Baby's Bedtime Book celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. Together with The Baby's Lap Book, continuously in print since 1977, they defined a genre of books: the beautiful lavish gift book for babies. These are classic compilations of nursery rhymes, poems, and lullabies, embellished with darling babies, children, imaginary characters, and animals.

Now with exquisite new jackets by the ever-popular Chorao, these classics have a fresh look that is joyful, charming, and warm

 

About Kay Chorao

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Kay Chorao's nursery and story collections, as well as her many picture books, have made her one of today's most beloved illustrators.
 
Published May 11, 2004 by Dutton Juvenile. 64 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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(Or, equally, open flat on the floor.) About 60 of the better known rhymes are printed on alternating pink and yellow pages (the endpapers are blue) and accompanied by softly crayoned black-and-white illustrations--not too outre and rather fun to look at if you're not age two or three.

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Babyhood favorites like Jack and Jill and Little Miss Muffet inspire soft and sweet colored-pencil illustrations. All ages. (Apr.)

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Known for her appealing illustrations for the very young in such collections as The Baby's Bedtime Book and The Baby's Lap Book , Chorao here presents an anthology of well-known holiday prose, poetry and carols.

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Kay Chorao brings her warm, gentle illustrations to another volume for infants in The Baby's Book of Baby Animals.

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Babyhood favorites like Jack and Jill and Little Miss Muffet inspire soft and sweet colored-pencil illustrations.

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Two reissues of Kate Chorao's nursery compendiums, The Baby's Bedtime Book and The Baby's Lap Book, pair the artist's soft spring-like watercolors with familiar rhymes.

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