101 Things to Do with a Baby by Jan Ormerod


101 Things to Do with a Baby by Jan Ormerod

101 Things to Do with a Baby shows the many ways in which a little girl deals with a new baby in the family from much-loved and award winning children's author Jan Ormerod. In Jan Ormerod's warm, sympathetic and reassuring picture book on family life, and of an older child's role in it, parents can find the perfect way to share the joys of a new arrival with their eldest child. The little girl in 101 Things discovers that even chores like washing and bathing turn into new games with her baby brother. But how delightful it is when he finally goes to sleep and she can have her parents to herself ...An ideal children's book for families expecting a new addition.

About the Author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod (1946 - 2013) grew up in the fifties, in a series of small towns in Western Australia, with her three older sisters. As a child she drew constantly and compulsively, inspired by beautifully drawn schoolgirl annuals from England and secretly acquired American comics that were forbidden by her parents.

Her books have largely been a celebration and savouring of the positive experience of parenthood she truly had not anticipated–the fun, the warmth, and the love. Jan was acutely aware that picture books are almost always shared by the child and a caring adult.

She published more than 50 picture books in her lifetime, won many honours and awards, and her work is published in more than 20 countries.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

1st November 2012



Publisher Profile

Little Hare is an imprint of Little Hare

logo Little Hare Books is a delightful small book publisher that was launched in Sydney in 2001 by Mary and Rod Hare, with the aim of producing quality children's books that would appeal to children internationally. Little Hare is also known for commissioning and nurturing top Australian authors and illustrators, and there is now a strong demand for Little Hare books in the independent book trade and libraries worldwide, due to their heralded originality and sense of freshness.

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