Silly Baby by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick


Silly Baby by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

Beth has a new baby brother. He cries, he poos, he gets all the attention. Silly, silly Baby! But grandma shows Beth that he is small and soft and can smile at his big sister - and Beth thinks that maybe he isn't so silly after all. This charming story about a child learning to cope with a new baby in the family is simply but very effectively written and is complemented by beautifully expressive illustrations that have wide appeal. Perfect for every family with a second or third baby, it also meets the needs of early years curriculums in helping children to understand that it is good to share. It follows Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick's highly popular Silly Mummy, Silly Daddy and Silly School which also feature Beth and her family.


The internal illustrations, all of which have been boldly rendered by the accomplished artist Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick, warmly portray silly baby's antics. The colours are bright and the alternation of full-page spreads and framed vignettes add a whimsical cartoon-like feel to the work. INIS Will appeal to younger children who will be able to empathise with Beth when the new baby arrives in her family, and help them to talk about their feelings. Nursery Education

About the Author

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick is an author-illustrator based in Dublin. She has won many awards for her work including Bisto Book of the Year 2001 and 2003 for Izzy and Skunk and You, Me and the Big Blue Sea. Her books are published all over the world.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

2nd September 2010



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