There's A House Inside My Mummy Board Book by Giles Andreae
  

There's A House Inside My Mummy Board Book

Written by Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Vanessa Cabban

Synopsis

There's A House Inside My Mummy Board Book by Giles Andreae

A funny and tender picture book about a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive.There's a house inside my mummy,Where my little brother grows,Or maybe it's my little sisterNo one really knows.Waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive can be a confusing and worrying time for young children. Sharing this simple rhyming story together is the perfect way to reassure your little one and involve them in all the excitement. Told with humour and warmth by Giles Andreae, the author of much-loved family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance.'A great book for sharing with your first born while your second is still in the 'tummy house'' - The TimesA note from the author:'When my wife became pregnant for the second time, I was talking to Flinn, our 2-year old son, about what was going to take place and how exciting it would be for him to have a brother or sister. I started to think about it as though I were a young child myself ... 'There's a house inside my mummy' was a phrase that just popped into my head, and from then on the book was a joy to write.'

Reviews

Creates a sense of security to encourage a young child to feel involved * Junior * A great book for sharing with your firstborn while your second is still in the 'tummy house'. * The Times * An everyday story made special by the gentle humour, simple rhyme and friendly pictures * The Independent * This clever story explores a child's perspective of his mummy being pregnant. Beautifully told in simple rhyme, it is a book that can be read over and over again * Carousel * When I asked friends with more than one child which book they'd recommend on the subject, the one that came up time and again was this one * parentdish.co.uk * This little board book tells it how it is through the eyes of a toddler * Evening Echo * It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea. The one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's There's a house inside my mummy * Scottish Book Trust * A popular book that captures the wonder and excitement of looking forward to a new member joining the family * Families Magazine * It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea... the one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's 'There's A House Inside My Mummy'. * Scottish Book Trust * This little board book tells it how it is through the eyes of a toddler. * Cork Evening Echo * When I asked friends with more than one child which book they'd recommend on this subject, the one that came up time and again was this one. * Parentdish * Told with humour and a simple rhyming text. A wonderful, uncomplicated way of explaining things for a younger child. * Cork News * Beautifully written in simple rhyme, it is a book that can be read over and over again. * Carousel * The gentle story is told in rhymes from the point of view of a little boy. * Bournemouth Daily Echo *

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Giles Andreae
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

28th March 2002

ISBN

9781841210681


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