cover image Welcome, Little Baby

Welcome, Little Baby

Aliki. Greenwillow Books, $17.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-688-06810-3

This beautiful little book is the perfect gift for a new baby and his or her family. Accomplished author/artist Aliki tenderly depicts a newborn and its family's first experiences. ""Welcome to our world, little baby,'' the text begins. ``We've been waiting for you.'' The story evokes all the warm feelings new parents and their loved ones have toward babies. Aliki's illustrations show everyday events that will interest older children, while toddlers will be drawn to the prominently displayed faces of the baby and its mother. All ages. (March)