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{"id":540099444746,"title":"Baby's Firsts","handle":"babys-firsts","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/nancy-raines-day\"\u003eNancy Raines Day\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/michael-emberley\"\u003eMichael Emberley\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eCelebrate Baby's firsts!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJoin the celebration as three babies, encouraged by their families, grow more and more active. 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Numbers in Nature\u003c\/i\u003e (Beach Lane Books). She lives in St. Simmons Island, Georgia. \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/nancy-raines-day\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Nancy.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMichael Emberley, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMichael Emberley is perhaps best known as the illustrator of Robie H. Harris's books on human sexuality: \u003ci\u003eIt's Perfectly Normal\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eIt's So Amazing\u003c\/i\u003e, and \u003ci\u003eIt's Not the Stork\u003c\/i\u003e (Candlewick). His father Ed Emberley also makes children's books Michael lives in Ireland. \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/michael-emberley\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Michael.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCCBC Choices 2019\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA joyful, poetic celebration of tiny moments in babies' lives. This isn't the first picture book to revel in babyhood, but in many ways it's a refreshing addition to the nursery shelf. Its striking red cover with gold foil display type acts as a visual departure from the pastel pinks, blues, yellows, and greens that dominate all things baby, and its inclusive depiction of three families of different races makes it feel, if not like a first, then like it's keeping up with the times (though it would've been even nicer to see a two-mom or two-dad family included). From the first, Day's verse has the appeal and feel of an original nursery rhyme: \"First cry. \/ First meal. \/ First burp. \/ Warm feel.\" Emberley's accompanying pencil-and-digital illustrations are gorgeously human in their depictions of parents caring for their babies. A few spreads (two of babies in sequences rolling, creeping, and crawling; then the closing birthday party scene) seem like direct references to Marla Frazee's illustrations in \u003ci\u003eEverywhere Babies\u003c\/i\u003e, by Susan Meyers (2001). 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Numbers in Nature\u003c\/i\u003e (Beach Lane Books). She lives in St. Simmons Island, Georgia. \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/nancy-raines-day\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Nancy.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMichael Emberley, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMichael Emberley is perhaps best known as the illustrator of Robie H. Harris's books on human sexuality: \u003ci\u003eIt's Perfectly Normal\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eIt's So Amazing\u003c\/i\u003e, and \u003ci\u003eIt's Not the Stork\u003c\/i\u003e (Candlewick). His father Ed Emberley also makes children's books Michael lives in Ireland. \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/pages\/michael-emberley\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Michael.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCCBC Choices 2019\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA joyful, poetic celebration of tiny moments in babies' lives. This isn't the first picture book to revel in babyhood, but in many ways it's a refreshing addition to the nursery shelf. Its striking red cover with gold foil display type acts as a visual departure from the pastel pinks, blues, yellows, and greens that dominate all things baby, and its inclusive depiction of three families of different races makes it feel, if not like a first, then like it's keeping up with the times (though it would've been even nicer to see a two-mom or two-dad family included). From the first, Day's verse has the appeal and feel of an original nursery rhyme: \"First cry. \/ First meal. \/ First burp. \/ Warm feel.\" Emberley's accompanying pencil-and-digital illustrations are gorgeously human in their depictions of parents caring for their babies. A few spreads (two of babies in sequences rolling, creeping, and crawling; then the closing birthday party scene) seem like direct references to Marla Frazee's illustrations in \u003ci\u003eEverywhere Babies\u003c\/i\u003e, by Susan Meyers (2001). Those familiar with Emberley's work in Robie Harris' books about bodies and sexuality will see here, too, his efforts to depict varied body types, along with a realistic, rather than idealized vision of early parenthood. Though the babies are endlessly appealing, their obviously adoring parents are also tired and exasperated sometimes. An excellent first book for baby—and parents, too.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/babys-firsts-cvr.jpg?13319833324140662352\" style=\"display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/babys-firsts-hires.zip?8662590077570770889\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHardcover\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-58089-774-7\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eE-book\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-63289-637-7 EPUB\u003cbr\u003e ISBN: 978-1-63289-638-4 PDF\u003cbr\u003e For information about purchasing E-books, \u003ca title=\"E-book\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/e-books\"\u003eclick here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 0-3\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 32\u003cbr\u003e9 x 9\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCorrelated to Common Core State Standards:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEnglish Language Arts-Literacy. 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Baby's Firsts

By: Nancy Raines Day / Illustrated by: Michael Emberley

Celebrate Baby's firsts!

Join the celebration as three babies, encouraged by their families, grow more and more active. Endearing rhymes highlight the developmental milestones babies encounter before their first birthday—crying, smiling, eating, teething, rolling, crawling, walking, and talking.

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Nancy Raines Day, author

Nancy Raines Day is the author of several books, including The Lion's Whiskers: An Ethiopian Folktale (Scholastic), On a Windy Night (Abrams), and What in the World? Numbers in Nature (Beach Lane Books). She lives in St. Simmons Island, Georgia. Read more about Nancy.


Michael Emberley, illustrator

Michael Emberley is perhaps best known as the illustrator of Robie H. Harris's books on human sexuality: It's Perfectly Normal, It's So Amazing, and It's Not the Stork (Candlewick). His father Ed Emberley also makes children's books Michael lives in Ireland. Read more about Michael.

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Kirkus Reviews

A joyful, poetic celebration of tiny moments in babies' lives. This isn't the first picture book to revel in babyhood, but in many ways it's a refreshing addition to the nursery shelf. Its striking red cover with gold foil display type acts as a visual departure from the pastel pinks, blues, yellows, and greens that dominate all things baby, and its inclusive depiction of three families of different races makes it feel, if not like a first, then like it's keeping up with the times (though it would've been even nicer to see a two-mom or two-dad family included). From the first, Day's verse has the appeal and feel of an original nursery rhyme: "First cry. / First meal. / First burp. / Warm feel." Emberley's accompanying pencil-and-digital illustrations are gorgeously human in their depictions of parents caring for their babies. A few spreads (two of babies in sequences rolling, creeping, and crawling; then the closing birthday party scene) seem like direct references to Marla Frazee's illustrations in Everywhere Babies, by Susan Meyers (2001). Those familiar with Emberley's work in Robie Harris' books about bodies and sexuality will see here, too, his efforts to depict varied body types, along with a realistic, rather than idealized vision of early parenthood. Though the babies are endlessly appealing, their obviously adoring parents are also tired and exasperated sometimes. An excellent first book for baby—and parents, too.

Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-58089-774-7

E-book
ISBN: 978-1-63289-637-7 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-638-4 PDF
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Ages: 0-3
Page count: 32
9 x 9

Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade K. Standards 1-7, 10
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade 1. Standards 1-7, 10