With a loving mama, a trumpeting herd, curious cousins, and even some dancing peacocks heralding this little one’s arrival, it is apparent that the joy and wonder a new baby brings is shared by all!
Rosie has lost her baby chick. She looks under the hen house. She looks behind the wheelbarrow. But little baby chick isn’t there. But watch out Rosie! There’s someone following you, and it’s not just your baby chick!
On the beach, in the yard, even in the park in the dark—Nellie Belle always has fun.
Bobby wants a shark for his birthday, so he is disappointed when his parents get him a puppy instead–but this puppy turns out to be a bit of a shark herself.
Tembo, a little African elephant, wants to be just like her grandmother, Bibi, but is often distracted when she is supposed to be following Bibi to a watering hole. Includes a note about elephants.
The story of a female platypus from infancy to motherhood.
A little bird waiting in his nest for his mother to bring back food is blown into the sky, nest and all, by a great wind. Will he be able to fly? Autumn is coming, and George sits in his little nest, not quite ready to learn to fly even though his mom says it is time to head south for the winter. But when a gust of wind swoops George and his nest out of the tree and onto the roof of a car, George is off whether he likes it or not! With his mom following along chirping encouragement, George must gain the confidence to fly before his nest blows away entirely.
What was I like when I was born? The perennial question receives a fanciful response in a tale that takes an interspecies tour of mothers and babies. Holly loves to hear the story of the night when she was born—but first she needs to ask a lot of questions. Did her mother hatch her out of an egg? Did she carry Holly in her pocket? Maybe she fed her baby mice for dinner? As Holly and her dad rule out one imaginary scenario after another, little listeners will be eager to join in, while learning some interesting details along the way. And they’ll be just as comforted as Holly to hear one final, satisfying tale of a happy and loving human mother on the day her baby was born.