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There’s Going to Be a Baby (Hardcover)

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In a first-time creative pairing, two of the world's most treasured picture book creators offer a truly delightful book for new-siblings-to-be that combines a warm, timeless story with illustrations both freshly enchanting and wonderfully nostalgic. Full color.

 

Book Synopsis



"Delights on many levels. . . . A gorgeous book, full of warmth, spirit, and imagination." -- Booklist (starred review)

When is the baby coming? What will we call it? John Burningham's timeless story, perfectly complemented by Helen Oxenbury's illustrations, follows the swirl of questions in the mind of a young child anticipating a baby sibling with excitement, curiosity, and just a bit of trepidation.



About the Author



John Burningham (1936-2019) was one of the world's most recognized and beloved illustrators. His work has received countless awards, including a Boston Globe-Horn Book honor for It's a Secret! and two Kate Greenaway Medals. Over his fifty-year career, John Burningham wrote and illustrated more than thirty picture books, including Picnic, Motor Miles, and Mouse House. He and his wife, Helen Oxenbury, had three children.

Helen Oxenbury, a winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal among many other awards, has illustrated such Candlewick books as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Big Momma Makes the World, Farmer Duck, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, and So Much! She is also the illustrator of Mem Fox's Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes. She lives in London.

Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 8.0 Inches (H) x 7.5 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 2-5 Years
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Family
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Format: Hardcover
Author: John Burningham
Language: English