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How To be A Baby . . . By Me, The Big Sister

by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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This book is told from the point of view of a big sister who is telling her baby brother the best way to be a baby.
  kbesaw | Mar 11, 2014 |
A big sister, who reads from a book she has written for her new sibling. Itemizes a long list of things that babies cannot do. She also describes what life will be like when he gets bigger, looking forward to the day when they will be good friends.
  TriciaETaylor | Oct 28, 2013 |
I enjoyed this cute story about a little girl who tries to instruct her new baby brother on how to be a baby. Most of the cuteness comes from the simplistic illustrations (especially of that fat baby!). I also enjoyed the recurring stuffed animal audience who appeared to be really paying attention to the kids.

Probably a good story for older kids who are having to deal with jealousy of the attention their new younger siblings are getting - the book serves as a reminder of all the cool stuff they get to do that the baby can't. ( )
  allawishus | Jun 26, 2009 |
This book completly hits hoem for me because my sister just had another baby. She has a daughter who is 2 and a son who is 5 months. I told my sister about this book and i got it for her. It is a funny book that puts light to the situation. The cutest book and anyone who had two children can relate to these funny stories in the book.
  Sweetiesjm | Jun 8, 2009 |
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The New York Times praised this best-selling picture book as "adorable, original, well-illustrated and fabulous." In this first book in the How-To Series (which includes How To Get Married and How to Get a Job), the know-it-all big sister narrator tells it like it is: When you're a baby you don't read books. You eat them. You don't know how old you are, or even if you're a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you won't be little anymore, and then you'll be taller and smarter, and actually quite clever. Like the narrator. And you'll be able to share memories of what it was like when you were little with your incredible Big Sister.

 

 

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An all-knowing big sister gives her baby sibling lessons in being a baby.

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