A Baby for Grace - Little Encyclopedias Author:Ian Whybrow, Christian Birmingham (Illustrator) When her parents bring home their new baby, Grace must adjust to a new presence in the household. Any soon-to-be sibling -- and of course, any parent expecting the arrival of a newborn -- will find the simple, rhythmic text easy to identify with and a joy to read aloud. Friends and relatives will find this tenderly illustrated book the ideal new... more » baby gift they have been searching for.« less
In this book, everyone is constantly telling Gracie "no" as she tries to help prepare for the new baby. In the end, Gracie cries and is sad and her daddy lets lets her help with the baby. While this book might add to a collection of books about a new baby, I prefer the message that the older sibling can help with the new baby, such as the books "I'm a Big Brother" / "I'm a Big Sister" by Joanna Cole.