First Laugh

A Navajo family welcomes a new baby into the family with love and ceremony, eagerly waiting for that first special laugh. Includes brief description of birth customs in different cultures.

Hedgehog’s Secret

Hedgehog is terribly busy. She’s washing, she’s cooking, she’s cleaning. One by one, Elephant, Pig, Teddy, and Lottie stop by. They’d like to eat and play; they’d like attention! But for once, Hedgehog doesn’t have time for them. At the end of the day the mystery is solved when Hedgehog introduces all her friends to her newborn treasure.

Greenling

Mr. Barleycorn picks a green baby growing on his land, unleashing the incredible power of nature. When zucchinis flower in the kitchen and carrots sprout out of their television, Mr. Barleycorn’s wife insists that the Greenling has to go. But the bounty and beauty of nature have a strange power — the power to bring a whole community together.–Amazon.com.

Howler

A extraordinary follow-up to the popular Rover, this hilarious adventure features one puzzled dog trying to make sense of the strange human world that he lives in-especially when a small human arrives on the scene! The new baby, dubbed “Howler” by the dog, diverts everyone’s attention-so no one notices the poor pooch. Only by fathering puppies of his own is he able to bring the family together again. A fantastic story about sibling rivalry and the arrival of a new baby-from the dog’s point of view.

Soonchild

In the cold north, when Sixteen-Face John, a shaman, learns that his first child, a soonchild, cannot hear the World Songs that inspire all newborns from their mother’s wombs, he sets out on a quest that takes him through many lifetimes and many shape-shifts, as well as encounters with beasts, demons and a mysterious benevolent owl spirit, Ukpika, who is linked to John’s past.