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KCLS Recommends: Children's - New Baby

Sing to your Baby
Sing to your Baby Love Songs & Sing-plays for New Families By Fink, Cathy Book - 2011 J782.42083 FIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Everyone in a new baby's circle – parents, grandparents, caregivers, aunts, uncles and siblings – will enjoy this experience, creating bonds and memories that will last a lifetime. Ages 3 and up

Peter Is Just A Baby
Peter Is Just A Baby By Russo, Marisabina Book - 2012 E RUSSO Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 12 copies

Annotation:A big sister relates some of her accomplishments, which her baby brother is far from able to do. Ages 2-5

Pecan Pie Baby
Pecan Pie Baby By Woodson, Jacqueline Book - 2010 E WOODSON Available in some locations

Annotation:When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born. Ages 2-6

Maple By Nichols, Lori Book - 2014 E NICHOLS Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 50 copies

Annotation:A nature-loving little girl's favorite playmate is her maple tree, until the day she's surprised with a baby sister. Ages 2-5 years

A New Baby Arrives
A New Baby Arrives By Barber, Nicola Book - 2009 E306.8753 BAR Available in some locations

Annotation:Explains what to expect with the arrival of a new baby brother or sister, including getting the baby's room ready, going the hospital, sharing, helping with the baby, and special ceremonies that take place to welcome the baby. Ages 2-6 years

I'm A New Big Brother
I'm A New Big Brother By Gaydos, Nora Book - 2010 E306.875 GAY Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 11 copies

Annotation:When a new baby comes home, a new big brother explores his role and provides parents with tips on keeping children involved. Ages 2-5 years

Welcoming A New Baby
Welcoming A New Baby By Auld, Mary Book - 2011 E306.875083 AUL Available in some locations

Annotation:Every family likes to welcome a new baby and they do it in lots of different ways. Find out about some of these in this book. How would you and your family welcome a new baby? Ages 2-6 years

The Baby Tree
The Baby Tree By Blackall, Sophie Book - 2014 E BLACKALL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 24 copies

Annotation:After learning that his parents are expecting a baby, a young boy asks several people where babies come from and gets a different answer from each before his parents have a chance to give the right answer. Includes advice on answering questions about reproduction. Ages 2-5 years

There's Going to Be A Baby
There's Going to Be A Baby By Burningham, John Book - 2010 E BURNINGHAM Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 30 copies

Annotation:A young boy imagines what life will be like when his new sibling arrives. Ages 2-5 years

Charlie and the New Baby
Charlie and the New Baby By Drummond, Ree Book - 2014 E DRUMMOND Available in some locations

Annotation: When Charlie's daily routine of eating and sleeping is interrupted by a new baby calf, Abigail, Charlie is not happy! Things go from bad to worse when Charlie sees everyone rubbing Abigail's belly--instead of his; feeding her--instead of him; and tucking Abigail in at the end of the day--in Charlie's bed. Will Charlie be able to adjust to the new addition? Ages 3-6 years

A New Brother or Sister
A New Brother or Sister By Guillain, Charlotte Book - 2011 E306.8753 GUI Available in some locations

Annotation:Brief text and photographs explain what happens when a new baby joins your family, the special care babies need, and how you can help take care of your new brother or sister. Ages: 2-6

Another Mouth to Feed
Another Mouth to Feed By Dahl, Michael Book - 2011 E DAHL Available in some locations

Annotation:When young monster Harvey hears his parents refer to the new baby they are expecting as "another mouth to feed," he imagines his new sibling as an enormous mouth--and nothing else. Ages 2-5

Arthur's Baby
Arthur's Baby By Brown, Marc Tolon Book - 1987 E BROWN Available in some locations

Annotation:Arthur isn't sure he is happy about the new baby in the family, but when his sister asks for his help in handling the baby, Arthur feels much better. Ages 3-6

Baby Baby Blah Blah Blah!
Baby Baby Blah Blah Blah! By Shipton, Jonathan Book - 2009 E SHIPTON Available in some locations

Annotation:When her parents tell Emily that they are going to have a baby, she makes a very important list-the pros and cons of having a new baby. Ages: 2-5

Baby Shower
Baby Shower By Zalben, Jane Breskin Book - 2010 E ZALBEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Zoe's desire for a pet, along with her participation in her aunt's baby shower, causes her to have dreams about showers of pets falling from the sky. Ages 5 and under.

A Baby Sister for Frances
A Baby Sister for Frances By Hoban, Russell Book - 2011 E HOBAN Available in some locations

Annotation:When things change around the house after her baby sister is born, Frances decides to run away--but not too far. Ages 5 and under

Brand-new Baby Blues
Brand-new Baby Blues By Appelt, Kathi, 1954- Book - 2010 E APPELT Available in some locations

Annotation:The arrival of a new little brother has his big sister singing the blues. Ages: 2-5

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Baby?
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Baby? By Saltzberg, Barney Book - 2009 E SALTZBERG Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 40 copies

Annotation:There's a new baby in the house, and Cornelius realizes he's not quite ready. Ages 5 and under

Froggy's Baby Sister
Froggy's Baby Sister By London, Jonathan, 1947- Book - 2003 E LONDON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 59 copies

Annotation:Froggy hoped for a brother to play with so he is disappointed with his new baby sister, Pollywogilina, but only until she is old enough to start learning from her big brother. Ages 3-6

Hey Little Baby!
Hey Little Baby! By Leigh, Heather, 1968- Book - 2012 E LEIGH Available in some locations

Annotation:Welcomes a new baby into the world with thoughts of what it might accomplish in life. Ages 2-5

How to Be A Baby-- by Me, the Big Sister
How to Be A Baby-- by Me, the Big Sister By Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- Book - 2007 E LLOYD-JONES Available in some locations

Annotation:An all-knowing big sister gives her baby sibling expert advice on being a baby. Ages 3-6

Julius, the Baby of the World
Julius, the Baby of the World By Henkes, Kevin Book - 1990 E HENKES Available in some locations

Annotation:Lilly, a mouse of decided feelings, feels that her new brother, Julius, leaves much to be desired. When cousin Garland says all the things Lilly has been saying about Julius, Lilly's change of heart is absolute. Ages 3-6

Just Like Me
Just Like Me By Newman, Marjorie Book - 2006 E NEWMAN Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 28 copies

Annotation:Tom dislikes the new baby until his parents explain that he was once a baby too. Ages 5 and under

Little Rabbit's New Baby
Little Rabbit's New Baby By Horse, Harry Book - 2008 E HORSE Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Rabbit has looked forward to becoming a big brother, but when Mama brings home triplets, he quickly realizes that babies are not as much fun as he thought they would be.

Lola Reads to Leo
Lola Reads to Leo By McQuinn, Anna Book - 2012 E MCQUINN Available in some locations

Annotation:Lola reads story books to her new baby brother Leo, and even though Mommy and Daddy are busy, they still have time to read to Lola at bedtime. Ages 2-5

Mail Harry to the Moon!
Mail Harry to the Moon! By Harris, Robie H. Book - 2008 E HARRIS Available in some locations

Annotation:Harry’s older brother, unhappy that the new baby seems to have taken over, dreams up imaginative ways to get rid of him.

The New Baby at your House
The New Baby at your House By Cole, Joanna Book - 1998 E306.875 COL 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters. Ages 3-6

Penny Loves Pink
Penny Loves Pink By Doerrfeld, Cori Book - 2011 E DOERRFELD Available in some locations

Annotation:A little girl who loves pink more than anything must learn to accept the color blue when her baby brother arrives. Ages 5 and under

Surprise Soup
Surprise Soup By Rodman, Mary Ann Book - 2009 E RODMAN Available in some locations

Annotation:When Kevie's mother has a baby, Kevie, his older brother, and their father make soup for when the new baby comes home. Ages 2-5

Ten Little Wishes
Ten Little Wishes A Baby Animal Counting Book By Alban, Andrea Book - 2007 E513.211 ALB Available in some locations

Annotation:Baby sister is welcomed into the family with comforting scenes of animal families. Ages 5 and under

Wild About You!
Wild About You! By Sierra, Judy Book - 2012 E SIERRA Available in some locations

Annotation:Joining the new baby animals at the zoo are the much-loved pengaroo and the pandacat. Ages 2-5


Will a new baby be joining your family soon? Take a look at these titles for some great conversation starters! For ages 2 and up.

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