Baby on Board

Author(s): Kes Gray

Children - Picture Book

Hilarious, contemporary baby development book through the eyes of a small child. The story traces the 9 months during which a family await the birth of a new baby. Written from the eyes of a small child, we are given hilariously funny descriptions of the development of the baby in Mum's tummy and accounts of family life as the baby's birth draws near. In the style of the Simpsons, it is a uniquely fresh and entertaining title.This book will appeal to all young children, and will assist their understanding and development.


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The illustrations are bright and distinctive and the last double spread summarising the baby's development is most helpful and likely to encourage the young listeners to talk and question -- Books for Keeps 20040704 A clear, often witty, text combines perfectly with the pictures to make this a most original picture book. -- Books For Keeps 20040704 Contemporary wordplay for the text and a jaunty colour palette make this story about the development of a baby inside Rosy's mum appealing. -- Nursery world 20040610 An excellent book with an interesting and effective design. -- Books For Keeps 20040704 Uniquely fresh -- Parents News 20040604 A funny, colourful, and clever book that will provide perfect entertainment for young children. -- Amazon 20030601 The funny descriptions of both the developing baby and accounts of family life make it an excellent and informative book. -- Family Interest Magazine 20030701 A must for anyone expecting a second child -- Angels and Urchins 20030801 ...light-hearted and amusing... -- Writing Magazine 20030801

Kes lives in Witham , Essex, with his wife, young family and assortment of animals. He is a born storyteller. Voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors only a year after publishing his first book, he is a major new talent heading for big success.

General Fields

  • : 9780340878019
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : April 2004
  • : 262mm X 224mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Kes Gray
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Sarah Nayler
  • : 823.92
  • : From 3 to 99
  • : 32