There's A House Inside My Mummy : Board Book
A funny and tender picture book about a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive.There's a house inside my mummy,Where my little brother grows,Or maybe it's my little sisterNo one really knows.Waiting for a new brother or sister to arrive can be a confusing and worrying time for young children. Sharing this simple rhyming story together is the perfect way to reassure your little one and involve them in all the excitement. Told with humour and warmth by Giles Andreae, the author of much-loved family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance.'A great book for sharing with your first born while your second is still in the 'tummy house'' - The TimesA note from the author:'When my wife became pregnant for the second time, I was talking to Flinn, our 2-year old son, about what was going to take place and how exciting it would be for him to have a brother or sister. I started to think about it as though I were a young child myself ... 'There's a house inside my mummy' was a phrase that just popped into my head, and from then on the book was a joy to write.'
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 246 x 276 x 6mm | 140g
- 28 Mar 2002
- Hachette Children's Group
- ORCHARD BOOKS
- London, United Kingdom
- UK ed.
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Creates a sense of security to encourage a young child to feel involved * Junior * A great book for sharing with your firstborn while your second is still in the 'tummy house'. * The Times * An everyday story made special by the gentle humour, simple rhyme and friendly pictures * The Independent * This clever story explores a child's perspective of his mummy being pregnant. Beautifully told in simple rhyme, it is a book that can be read over and over again * Carousel * When I asked friends with more than one child which book they'd recommend on the subject, the one that came up time and again was this one * parentdish.co.uk * This little board book tells it how it is through the eyes of a toddler * Evening Echo * It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea. The one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's There's a house inside my mummy * Scottish Book Trust * A popular book that captures the wonder and excitement of looking forward to a new member joining the family * Families Magazine * It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea... the one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's 'There's A House Inside My Mummy'. * Scottish Book Trust * This little board book tells it how it is through the eyes of a toddler. * Cork Evening Echo * When I asked friends with more than one child which book they'd recommend on this subject, the one that came up time and again was this one. * Parentdish * Told with humour and a simple rhyming text. A wonderful, uncomplicated way of explaining things for a younger child. * Cork News * Beautifully written in simple rhyme, it is a book that can be read over and over again. * Carousel * The gentle story is told in rhymes from the point of view of a little boy. * Bournemouth Daily Echo *
About Giles Andreae
Giles Andreae (Author) Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.Vanessa Cabban (Illustrator) Vanessa Cabban in an award winning artist, who has illustrated numerous books for Orchard, including the bestselling Love is a Handful of Honey and There's a House inside my Mummy, both written by Giles Andreae.
Our customer reviews
This was my 2.5 year old daughter & my favourite book while I was pregnant. She loved it so much she wanted to recreate the scenes of cuddling my belly etc.show moreby Jane
i saw this in the library and hired it out, it was an imediate favourite with my 21 month old and i imediatly baught it. we read it every day and she loves it and is now understanding alot more about a baby being in mummys tummy and also that eventually it will come out and she will be a big sister. I thought she was to young to really grasp it however since reading this with her it has really sunk in.show moreby mrs emma louise wilkinson
I have been reading this to my toddler regularly and it has been a hit with her. Nice rhyming verses and simple illustrations. Would recommend it to any expectant parent.show moreby A book depository customer
"As did most of the previous reviewers we bought this book when we were expecting another baby. It does help the child or toddler grasp the concept of what's going on, while at the same time, also being simply a great and entertaining story. I think our daughter enjoyed the fact that the story might have been written about her."show moreby a Book Depository customer