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Babies

by Asquith, Ros.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 4 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB ASQUITH Ros
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books j FICTION Asquith
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Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books
 
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Tiny Tot j TINY TOT ASQ
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books DAMAGED
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Summary
There are big babiesand little babies,Do-lots anddo-little babies,Happy babies,cross babies,And "I'll show youwho's boss" babies...With an affectionate text and heartwarming illustrations, this is the perfect book to share with your baby.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "PreS. If there's one pastime that most babies and toddlers enjoy, it's watching other babies and toddlers. This lively picture book provides that pleasure without the bother of arranging a play date. The short, rhyming text lists all kinds of babies: "There are babies who like teddies, / there are babies who like muddles, / there are babies who like bathtimes, / there are babies who like cuddles." Each refrain appears on a separate page along with an illustration that spotlights one or two babies hugging teddy bears, making a mess, taking a bath, or cuddling together. The clean page design, warm colors, and well-drawn babies make each picture an engaging opportunity to look at, talk about, or simply enjoy. The racial mix of characters broadens the book's appeal. The last double-page spread spotlights the baby that the reader loves best; it features a Mylar mirror along with the punch line: "YOU!" This playful ending springs naturally from the book's consistently light, sunny tone. Young children and their parents will find this short, simple picture book irresistible. --Carolyn Phelan"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Here surveying babydom, the pair previously teamed for Ball and My Do It! find adorable differences and similarities among their multicultural, dumpling-face population: "There are big babies/ and little babies,/ do-lots and/ do-little babies,/.../ wobbly babies, nibbly babies,/ and all babies are/ dribbly babies." Williams's (Let's Do That Again!, Children's Forecasts, Nov. 25) babies share the same moonface and sparse hair, but he combines their dot eyes and tiny mouths into a host of individual combinations, and every watercolor portrait will elicit giggles of recognition from very young readers-whether an infant indignantly shakes a rattle at a sand-toy-doll (demonstrating an "I'll show you who's boss" baby), or a tyke sits proudly in the midst of a big mess, a pair of pants perched jauntily on his head (for "babies who like muddles"). Of course, it's the baby being read to that is Numero Uno-and in case there's any doubt who that is, a mirror is encased in the inside back cover. Ages 1-4. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Babies -- Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Publisher New York :Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,2003
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Contributors Williams, Sam, 1955-
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
ISBN 068985501X
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