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Julius, the Baby of the Worldby Kevin Henkes
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A sweet addition to the family is coming!
All anyone wants to talk about with Mama is the new ding-dang baby” thats on the way, and Gia is getting sick of it! If her new sibling is already such a big deal, whats going to happen to Gias nice, cozy life with Mama once the baby is born?
[An] honest story about jealousy, anger, displacement, and love [that] will touch kids dealing with sibling rivalry and spark their talk about change.”—Booklist
Fresh and wise.”—Kirkus Reviews
The riotously funny Lilly, last seen in Chester's Way(Greenwillow), thinks her new baby brother, Julius, is disgusting — if he was a number, he would be zero. But when Cousin Garland dares to criticize Julius, Lilly bullies her into loudly admiring Julius as the baby of the world.Lilly knows her baby brother is nothing but dreadful — until she claims him for her own. "Henkes displays a deep understanding of sibling rivalry and a child's fragile self-esteem....Lilly is a superb and timely heroine." — Publishers Weekly. "
"Julius is the baby of the world," say his parents. Lilly, his older sister, thinks Julius is a disgusting germ. Her mind is made up until her cousin Garland says a thing or two, and Lilly has a change of heart. An ALA Notable Book, Horn Book Fanfare Book, and Storytime Selection. Full color.
About the Author
Kevin Henkes was awarded the 2005 Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon. He is the creator of several picture books featuring his mouse characters, including the #1 New York TimesBestseller Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Mr. Henkes also writes for older children. His novels include the Newbery Honor Book Olive's Ocean, The Birthday Room,, and Sun &Spoon. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Kevin Henkes vive en Madison, Wisconsin. La primera luna llena de Gatitaes su trigesimocuarto libro para niÑos; todos fueron publicados por Greenwillow Books. Sus novelas incluyen el libro de Honor Newbery Olive's Ocean. Entre sus libros ilustrados se cuentan el Éxito de librerÍa No. 1 del New York TimesWemberly Worried, el libro de Honor Caldecott Owen, y el apreciado Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.
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