HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

There's Going to Be a Baby by John…
Loading...

There's Going to Be a Baby (2010)

by John Burningham

Other authors: Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1302592,561 (3.83)4

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 4 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 25 (next | show all)
New babies bring so many questions including, "When is the baby coming?', "What will we call it?", "What will the baby do?". This is a great book for using text connections and especially text to self for children that have younger siblings or are awaiting the arrival of one.
  JaniceBrody | Jul 27, 2017 |
A young boy learns his mother is pregnant and he is all too excited for the baby to arrive. He has many questions to ask his mother which is a good book for children who are older siblings and were around when someone they knew or their mother was having another baby.
  avianuhhh | Jun 5, 2017 |
This book explains how a child feels about their mother having another baby and the fears they might have about the way they live changing. Best for kids 3-5 years old. ( )
  MeganMcCullough | Dec 1, 2016 |
Impulse grab at the library because Oxenbury! ?Too bad mom wears heels even when heavily pregnant, and too bad there's no dad around (but grandad is involved), but otherwise a charming book.

?áLonger than most with this theme, which is well-done because an expectant sibling is not going to get used to the idea of a baby in just a few minutes. ?áThis book has a lot of interest, a lot of re-read value. ?áI can also easily imagine the older sibling reading this to the baby after it's born. ?áThe wordless graphic-story sequences are so funny and I would love to hear the big brother making up the words for his little brother or sister. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
A story about a new baby in the family.
  Karen_Curtis_Wood | Mar 15, 2015 |
Showing 1-5 of 25 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Burningham, Johnprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oxenbury, HelenIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
There's going to be a baby.
Quotations
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763649074, Hardcover)

In a first-time creative pairing, two of the world’s most treasured picture book creators offer a truly delightful book for new-siblings-to-be.

When is the new baby coming? What will we call it? What will he do? We don’t really need a baby, do we? With sensitivity and wit, John Burningham follows the swirl of questions in the mind of a young child anticipating a baby sibling with excitement, curiosity, and just a bit of trepidation. In perfect tandem, Helen Oxenbury captures the child’s loving interactions with his mother — along with the fanciful future scenarios he imagines for the new family member he has yet to meet. Combining a warm, timeless story with illustrations both freshly enchanting and wonderfully nostalgic, this gorgeous book has all the hallmarks of a classic.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:05:05 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives.

» see all 4 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
7 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.83)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 2
3.5 2
4 9
4.5 1
5 4

Candlewick Press

An edition of this book was published by Candlewick Press.

» Publisher information page

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 120,850,262 books! | Top bar: Always visible