Our New Baby Inside by Mick Manning


Our New Baby Inside by Mick Manning

An inventive, interactive book that shows how a baby grows inside its mother's tummy over the nine months of pregnancy. Each of the 9 months is explored over a double-page section using an ingenious half-page flap to reveal what is going on inside a mum's tum and clearly showing how a baby develops. The lively but detailed illustrations, the clear, friendly text and the gentle humour make this book perfect to share with a child to explore where they came from or to discuss what is happening when a new baby is on its way.

About the Author

Mick Manning

Mick Manning grew up in Haworth, West Yorkshire and studied Illustration at the Royal College of Art in London. He has written and illustrated over 60 books, mostly with his partner Brita Granstrom. Their distinctive books have won many awards. Their first book, The World is Full of Babies, won the Smarties Silver Prize in 1996. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders and have 4 sons. Their other books with Frances Lincoln include the critically acclaimed Fly on the Wall series: Roman Fort, Pharaoh's Egypt, Viking Longship, Greek Hero, Tail-End Charlie and What Mr Darwin Saw. Both Roman Fort and Viking Longship were shortlisted for the English Association 4-11 Awards and Greek Hero won in 2008. Snap! is the follow-up to Yuck! which was a regional winner of the Highland Book Awards 2006. Recently Mick and Brita donated the entire body of work created for their book Fly on the Wall: Greek Hero to Seven Stories, the centre for children's books.

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40 pages


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Publication date

11th July 2013



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