Hello in There! : A Big Sister's Book of Waiting
by Jo Witek and Christine Roussey


Overview - From the author and illustrator of the bestselling In My Heart
This oversized interactive book is a heartfelt look at the wonder and excitement of waiting . . . and waiting . . . and waiting for a new sibling to arrive. The charming protagonist is so eager to step into her role as a big sister that she's starting early She sticks close to her mama so she can sing songs to her sibling-to-be (loudly, of course) and explain all the great things waiting in the outside world (cupcakes strawberries swimming ).
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Overview
From the author and illustrator of the bestselling In My Heart
This oversized interactive book is a heartfelt look at the wonder and excitement of waiting . . . and waiting . . . and waiting for a new sibling to arrive. The charming protagonist is so eager to step into her role as a big sister that she's starting early She sticks close to her mama so she can sing songs to her sibling-to-be (loudly, of course) and explain all the great things waiting in the outside world (cupcakes strawberries swimming ). Quaint line drawings and lovely patterns lend a breezy, lighthearted atmosphere to the story, and a variety of playful flaps add gentle humor, showing the new baby blissfully tucked away in its mama's belly. A joyful and celebratory ode to the growing family for any sister- or brother-to-be.

The Growing Hearts series celebrates the milestones of a toddler's emotional development, from conquering fears and expressing feelings to welcoming a new sibling.

Praise for Hello in There
STARRED REVIEW
"Roussey's whimsical, scraggly, illustrations are perfectly suited to the girl's excitement as the big day approaches."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Thick and sturdy pages and flaps are made to withstand many eager perusals as big sisters and brothers everywhere gear up for their own big days."
--Kirkus Reviews

"This has charming possibilities for helping a youngster to envision (and get accustomed to) the impending sibling."
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books



 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781419703713
  • ISBN-10: 1419703714
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Page Count: 22
  • Reading Level: Ages 0-3
  • Dimensions: 10.3 x 9.7 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds

Series: Growing Hearts

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