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Subject: Looking for a children's book about a new sibling? help?
Date Posted: 9/5/2008 12:07 PM ET
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I am looking for a children's book that would have a story about welcoming a new brother or sister.

I am looking for something geared towards elementary aged children (k-3).  It doesnt have to necessarily be about a new baby, but maybe step brothers/sisters or just a guest?

If anyone has any ideas it would be really helpful!


Thank you!

Date Posted: 9/10/2008 12:12 AM ET
Member Since: 7/6/2008
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I can totally reccommend "What Baby Needs" by William Sears. I used it with my son, and passed it on to 3 other families. He also wrote one called "Baby on the Way" but I've never seen it.

My bar non favorite book about guests is this online thing from The Toymaker.


I just think it is so cute! I wish she would publish it.

Subject: Well, not really a book
Date Posted: 9/10/2008 12:15 AM ET
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Whoops, forgot to put quotes around the word book.

Still think it is cute. My kids loved it. They love all her stuff.

Date Posted: 9/10/2008 6:36 AM ET
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Julius the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes

Date Posted: 9/12/2008 9:47 PM ET
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I have two books on my shelf that we used with our children when they became big brother/big sister:

"The New Baby" by Mercer Mayer (Little Critter book)

"Now I am Big: Our New Baby" by Brimax (board book)

We also got a book called "I'm a Big Brother" by Joanna Cole (there's also one called "I'm a Big Sister" by same author) - I don' t have this one to swap, but it may be on someone else's shelf.   



Date Posted: 9/15/2008 12:45 PM ET
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My son really liked What to Expect When the New Baby Comes Home.



Date Posted: 9/16/2008 12:36 PM ET
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Here is the link to the list of books tagged as Growing Up-New Baby. Link

Date Posted: 9/16/2008 4:09 PM ET
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A great book on this topic is called I don't want a baby brother (I think) It's about a little lion who is upset that his mom and dad are having a baby.

Date Posted: 9/16/2008 7:46 PM ET
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We love Robert Munsch, so I can't help but recomend Aligator Baby ... and AlamoLiz who is offering a 3 for 1 on her kids books this week just so happens to have it it on her shelf http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/members_books.php?m=VVhDNkxtY3o5YkU9

eta - she also has a Sesame Street one called "My Baby Brother is a Little Monster" that looks real cute too!

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