Waiting for Baby by Harriet Ziefert

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Max does everything he can think of to encourage his new sibling to be born. He talks to his mommy's tummy, sings to it, plays his drum for it, but nothing seems to work. Max is convinced that this baby will never arrive ... until the day finally comes when Daddy takes Mommy to the hospital.

Harriet Ziefert has written a delightful story about the anticipation of a new arrival. Expectant parents will want to read it with their children, and soon-to-be older siblings are sure to identify with Max. Best of all, there's a gift in the back of the book for the big brother or sister to give to the new baby: a nursery door hanger with two important messages: "Shhhh! Baby sleeping" and "Come in! Baby awake."

About Harriet Ziefert

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Harriet Zeifert has written and/or produced more than two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Honor book There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, illustrated by Simms Taback. She divides her time between Maplewood, New Jersey, and Boston, Massachusetts.Emily Bolam has illustrated several books for children. She lives in Bristol, England.
Published February 28, 1998 by Gullane Children's Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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