Baby Brothers and Sisters

You can find these recommended books in JE Picture Books, shelved alphabetically by the author's last name. Nonfiction books about babies are shelved in JE306.87 and J306.87.
Blackall The Baby Tree    (After several false explanations, a young boy learns where babies come from. Includes advice on explaining reproduction.)
Brown Monkey: Not Ready for the Baby    (Monkey is not thrilled that a new baby is coming.)
Cocca-Leffler Theo's Mood    (Theo's classmates help with his mixed feelings about the new baby.)
Edwards Room for the Baby    (A family gets the baby's room ready.)
Frazee The Boss Baby    (Boss baby gets every single thing he wants. )
Gliori Where Did That Baby Come From?    (A creature wonders where his squeaky, leaky sibling came from and whether it should be set free.)
Heos Queen Dog    (With a new baby in the house, Queen Dog is no longer the center of attention.)
Holt Waiting for Gregory    (A young girl eagerly awaits the birth of her cousin, but she's confused by the way relatives answer her questions.)
Kanevsky Here is the Baby    (Follows a day in the life of a baby, from waking to bedtime. )
Katz Now I'm Big!    (A big sister marvels about all the things she can do, from dressing herself to reading to her baby sister. )
Keats Peter's Chair    (When Peter discovers his baby furniture is being painted pink for the new baby, he decides to save his old chair.)
Lund Tell Me My Story, Mama    (As they await the arrival of a new baby, a mother tells her young daughter of the time when they waited for her to be born.)
Mackall There's a Baby in There!    (A four-year-old chimpanzee finds it hard to believe that a baby is growing inside his mother's belly.)
McAllister 15 Things Not to Do with a Baby    ( . . . for example, don't send your baby to cuddle with an octopus! )
Patz Babies Can't Eat Kimchee    (A baby sister is too young to dance ballet or eat spicy food.)
Plecas Bah! Said the Baby    (Family members try to figure out what "Bah!" means.)
Puttock The Baby That Roared    (When a bundle appears on their doorstep, Mrs. Deer thinks her wish for a baby has been granted. Mr. Deer is not so sure.)
Reiser My Baby and Me    (Photographs and simple text portray babies and their toddler siblings.)
Ross I Want a Sister    (A little princess insists that the new baby will have to be a girl. )
Salerno Harry Hungry!    (Baby Harry eats all the food in the house, then goes out to find more.)
Schaefer One Special Day    (An energetic and imaginative boy becomes a big brother.)
Scott On Mother's Lap    (An Inuit boy finds his mother's lap big enough for him and the baby.)
Tarpley Ten Tiny Toes    (Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate a new baby.)
Vamos Before You Were Here, Mi Amor    (Family prepare for their new baby. Spanish words are woven into the text.)
Van Leeuwen Benny and Beautiful Baby Delilah    (Benny is not pleased when the new baby, Delilah, arrives.)
White Ruby's Baby Brother    (Ruby learns how important a big sister can be.)
Wilson What's in the Egg, Little Pip?    (Little Pip the penguin comes to terms with the new egg in the house.)
Woodson Pecan Pie Baby    (When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that their special bond will disappear forever.)
Young Don't Eat the Baby    (Tom is disturbed when relatives say they want to eat the baby up.)
Yum The Twins' Little Sister    (Twin sisters worry about a new baby getting all the attention.)
Ziefert Waiting for Baby    (Max talks and sings to the baby in his mother's tummy, hoping to coax it into the world.)
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Last Updated 11/17