Go! Go! Maria!: What It's Like to Be 1

Robie H. Harris, Author, Michael Emberley, Illustrator Margaret K. McElderry Books $16.95 (40p) ISBN 978-0-689-83258-1

Growing Up Stories: Go! Go! Maria! What It's Like to Be 1 by Robie H. Harris, illus. by Michael Emberley, tells the story of one-year-old Maria, as she learns to walk and to say words like ""Hola!,"" ""Pap !,"" ""No!"" and ""Mine!"" As with their Hello Benny! What It's Like to Be a Baby, Harris and Emberley sprinkle facts about toddlers throughout the story, with tidbits about how they learn and how they play, in sidebars with spot illustrations.