Anholt, Catherine - Here
Come the Babies -
In this humorous, rhyming story, a toddler describes baby
life as she sees it.
Caseley, Judith - Mama,
Coming and Going -
Jenna's mother has been very disorganized since her
baby brother was born. She still reads Jenna stories and takes
her for walks, but forgets appointments and loses her hat.
Jenna loves her anyway and helps as she can.
Corey, Dorothy - Will
There Be a Lap for Me? -
Kyle is slowly losing his favorite resting place as his
lap grows bigger. But once the baby is born, mother's
lap is just right, once again.
Cousins, Lucy - Za-Za's
Baby Brother -
Za-Za's mother has "a big fat tummy" which
does not leave much room for hugs. When the baby is born, Za-Za
feels slightly neglected at first, but realizes he can still
get hugs from his mom and dad.
Falwell, Cathryn - We
Have a Baby - 1993
new baby needs to be loved, touched, and cared for—things
that the entire family can help with. The pictures are big
and colorful and the text is short and simple, making this
book perfect for toddlers
Gliori, Debi - New
Big Sister - 1991
humorous story, a young girl discovers her mother is pregnant
after wondering why she has been acting so strangely.
Then she watches her mother grow and change until the baby
Keller, Holly - Geraldine's
Baby Brother -
Geraldine has a new baby brother and does not appreciate
his attention-getting ways. When she quiets him down one night,
she discovers that perhaps he is not so bad after all.
McClelland, Julia - This
Baby - 1994
is not happy about the new baby. But after his mother tells
him he can help out, he begins to feel better.
Schwartz, Amy - A
Teeny, Tiny Baby - 1994
new baby tells about his exciting life, including what he eats,
where he visits, and how he keeps his parents up at night.
This baby definitely has control in this humorous story.
Scott, Ann Herbert - On
Mother's Lap -
Michael loves to snuggle in his mother's lap, but
worries he will lose his spot when his baby sister starts to
Stein, Sara - Oh,
Baby! - 1993
This book describes
a baby's first year of life through
fun, bright photographs of many different babies.
Vulliamy, Clara - Ellen
and Penguin and the New Baby -
Ellen and her penguin are not sure about the new baby.
He takes up all of her mother's time. Ellen's not
sure how to handle this new intrusion.
Wilkes, Angela - See
How I Grow - 1994
is a photographic record of a baby's first eighteen
months with descriptive text and colorful pictures.
Prepared by Jennifer Robinson, October 1996