15 Things Not to Do with a Baby by Margaret McAllister
  

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Congratulations! You now have a baby in your family. Follow our top tips and you' ll all be very happy. Don't lend your baby to a kangaroo, plant your baby in the garden, or take to school with you - and definitely don't send your baby to play with an elephant! DO cuddle your baby, read to your baby, sing to your baby and give your baby lots and lots of love.

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15 Things Not to Do with a Baby by Margaret McAllister

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Selected as one of the 12 best Children's books of 2015 A humorous take on the conflicting emotions that younger siblings can inspire. Independent on Sunday Book Of The Week

Here is an artist who, like Sarah Garland, is portraying a recognisable family with a freshness that is immediately attractive. The topic may not be new but the presentation is lively and engaging and establishes Sterling as an illustrator to watch. Books for Keeps

A perfect gift for an older sibling with a new baby in the family. Parents in Touch

This is not only perfect for new parents or those children new to being a sibling, it is also a fun, funny picture book that everyone will love for its great pictures and warm text. Armadillo Books We Like

Frances Lincoln ensures cultural diversity is represented so these illustrations present a mixed race family. The style is fresh and young with beautiful colours and some lovely silly scenes Booktrust

With vibrant child-friendly illustrations and a laugh-aloud story, this clever book is just the book to share with age three and upwards. Irish Examiner

About the Author

Margaret McAllister

Margaret McAllister lives in West Yorkshire with her husband, a practicing Minister. With a background in teaching, Margaret, has always enjoyed making up stories and in the early nineties found the time to put these down on paper. Her first book A Friend for Rachel (re-titled as The Secret Mice) was published in 1997 by Oxford University Press. Margaret has since gone on to publish further novels with OUP (including many literacy titles in their Reading Tree series) as well as with Bloomsbury and Puffin.

With favourite authors including Jane Austen, C. S. Lewis, Elizabeth Goudge and Jerome K. Jerome, it is no surprise that Margaret enjoys writing historical and fantasy fiction. Margaret is known for her Mistmantle Chronicles, the first of which – Urchin of the Riding Stars – was shortlisted for the Ottakar’s Children’s Book Prize, as well as The Life Shop and High Crag Linn for Lion Children’s Books. Most recently Margaret has published the Hammy the Wonder Hamster series under the pseudonym Poppy Harris for Puffin, and The Lion Classic Aesop’s Fables for Lion (September 2011).

In addition to writing, Margaret enjoys dance, theatre, music and history, and is currently learning how to play the piano.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Margaret McAllister
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Author's Website

margaretmcallister.co.uk/

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

7th January 2016

ISBN

9781847807533

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