Thirsty Baby by Catherine Ann Cullen

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'm thirsty,' said the baby, "and I need a drink." But every time someone gets him a drink, he finishes it with a sip and a sup-and still wants MORE! From bottle to bathtub to pond and so on, will it ever be enough? Told with a delightfully spirited rhythm and illustrated with David McPhail's wonderfully exaggerated watercolor-and-ink images, this story is perfect for reading aloud.

About Catherine Ann Cullen

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Catherine Ann Cullen wrote this book as a toast to her thirsty nephew, James. David McPhail is the author and illustrator of more than fifty children's books, including two previous picture books featuring Edward ? Santa's Book of Names and Edward and the Pirates. David McPhail lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Published April 1, 2003 by Little, Brown. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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While McPhail captures both the unsettling and the humorous results of baby's insatiable thirst (for example, a beached whale rests plaintively beside the wreck of a pirate ship and chest of gold on the sandy sea bottom), his characters' expressions and his warm palette radiate a sweetness that t...

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