HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Babymoon by Hayley Barrett
Loading...

Babymoon

by Hayley Barrett

Other authors: Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
412,399,157 (4)None

None.

None
Loading...

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

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Coined by the late anthropologist Sheila Kitzinger, MBE, the term "babymoon" refers to the period just after a baby's birth, when the immediate family take the time to welcome the newcomer, and bond with him or her. Author Hayley Barrett celebrates one such babymoon in this delightful picture-book, her rhyming text working together with illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal's artwork to create a sense of peace, warmth and family love...

With a rhyming text just made to be read aloud - "The house is hushed. The lights are low. / We're basking in a newborn glow. / The not we post says See You Soon. / At last - we're on our babymoon" - and absolutely charming artwork, Babymoon would make a wonderful story-time selection, perhaps with a prospective older sibling, or with the newborn themselves. Martinez-Neal's artwork here just glows, suffused with a sense of light and warmth, and expressively capturing the love the two parents (and the family cat and dog!) have for this tiny newcomer. Recommended to anyone looking for books about the idea of babymoon (I'd never heard the term before, myself) - about the joy and beauty of welcoming a baby to the family circle. ( )
  AbigailAdams26 | Mar 21, 2019 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Barrett, Hayleyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Martinez-Neal, JuanaIllustratorsecondary 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
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Inside the cozy house, a baby has arrived! The world is eager to meet the newcomer, but there will be time enough for that later. Right now, the family is on its babymoon: cocooning, connecting, learning, and muddling through each new concern.
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

LibraryThing Early Reviewers

Hayley Barrett's book Babymoon is currently available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Sign up to get a pre-publication copy in exchange for a review.

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

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

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 133,455,240 books! | Top bar: Always visible