Sooner or later, every child will ask, Where do babies come from? Answering this question has never been this easy or entertaining! Join a curious little boy who asks everyone from his babysitter to the mailman, getting all sorts of funny answers along the way, before his parents gently set him straight.
New from award-winning author and illustrator Sophie Blackall comes a beautiful picture book, The Baby Tree, full of playful details to help answer the age-old-question…where do babies come from?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR
SOPHIE BLACKALL is the illustrator of several award-winning books, including Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges, Meet Wild Boars by Meg Rosoff, Pecan Pie Baby by Jacqueline Woodson, and the Ivy and Bean books by Annie Barrows. Her artwork has also appeared in various magazines and exhibitions. Previously she lived in Sydney, Australia, and has had jobs in a shoe shop and a robot factory.
“Blackall once again excels at portraying a thoughtful child with a rich inner life”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“Blackall’s text is straightforward, calm, and reassuring without being clinical. Her Chinese-ink and watercolor illustrations make the most of the narrator’s imaginative flights of fancy…cute as a button.”
—The Horn Book, Starred Review
“A delightfully age-appropriate way to give young children the facts about contraception and birth…Another wonderful contribution from Blackall.”
—School Library Journal, Starred Review
You could win a copy of The Baby Tree and custom Sophie Blackall print for your home! Winner chooses from one of these 8 designs and can customize to include a name.
Open to U.S. and Canada.