Love That Baby!: A Book about Babies for New Brothers, Sisters, Cousins, and Friends
Kathryn Lasky. Candlewick Press (MA), $15.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-1-56402-679-8
A number of releases focus on babies and toddlers. Youngsters can learn about newborns in Love That Baby! A Book About Babies for New Brothers, Sisters, Cousins, and Friends by Kathryn Lasky, illus. by Jennifer Plecas. Divided into sections such as ""Wide-Awake Baby"" and ""Wet Babies,"" the volume explains things that all babies do, as well as advice for what to do with crying babies; ""Baby Games"" offers suggestions such as how to play peekaboo. Plecas's humorous, cartoonish illustrations depict the infants at their happiest, most irritable and often at their messiest.
Reviewed on: 01/01/2004