On a winter night, in a cottage far away from the town, Mum's baby is ready to be born. The midwife arrives and the whole family prepare for the home birth. This honest and moving portrayal of a home birth as seen through the eyes of the youngest daughter is the perfect book for the whole family to share in preparation for the arrival of a new baby.
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 230 x 270 x 10mm | 213g
- 01 Jan 2008
- Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
- Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
- London, United Kingdom
- full colour illustrations
A very realistic and moving portrayal of the birth of a baby at home. The book exudes warmth, and effortlessly captures the joy of a family sharing preparations for the new arrival. || In this honest and moving portrayal, Jenni Overend and Julie Vivas celebrate the birth of a baby at home with warmth and joy. This is a wonderful tale to share in preparation for a home birth. || An honest but moving celebration of a home birth.
About Jenni Overend
Jenni Overend is a teacher and writer. She lives in the Yarra Valley in Victoria, Australia with her husband and four children. She avoids writing and housework at all costs by gardening, riding a yellow bicycle, and observing big trees and small dogs. Julie Vivas is the illustrator of many superb picture books. She lives in Victoria, Australia.
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A beautiful story about home birth. I totally love it and used it to show my daughter what was about to happen in our home.show moreby Ana Ocegueda