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Overview

Did you know that babies can begin to recognize voices even before they are born? That means it's never too early to start reading to your baby. This specially curved book fits perfectly around a baby bump to enjoy with your new baby and Big Brothers and Big Sisters while reading out loud. The bond between a new baby and its sibling is so special and this beautiful story reflects the hope, excitement, and joy of a new baby's birth to share with parents and siblings.  Being to lay the earliest foundation for your little one's literacy with our Belly Books Collection and help celebrate new brother's and sister's into the world.   Create a special time for the whole family to treasure together!


  • Clever design shaped to fit around mother-to-be growing belly
  • Celebrate story time on Mommy's belly and with Big Brothers and Sisters waiting for their new baby brother or sister to be is a wonderful bonding experience between siblings and an introduction to the new little addition for the family
  • Sturdy board book for frequent use from a newborn to toddler
  • Beautiful illustrations and touching story to share a special time with the whole family

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680523324
Publisher: Cottage Door Press
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Series: Belly Book
Pages: 18
Sales rank: 1,277,531
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 1 - 3 Years

About the Author

Susan Lupone Stonis and Jacqueline Boyle are best friends since middle school, and the authors of The Reading Womb, the blog that gathers all the latest research, news, and parent-friendly tips about reading to babies in utero. Susan has shared her love of reading and books with others in each of the roles she has played so far in her lifetime, as a mother, elementary teacher, literacy coach, staff developer, blogger, and now an author. She taught elementary school for 18 years and, following extensive postgraduate work through Lesley University's Literacy Collaborative, she became a literacy specialist, teaching reading and writing workshops to children and providing professional development to teachers in literacy instruction. She has now become a literacy consultant, coaching teachers in best practices in reading and writing instruction. Jacqueline is a writer, illustrator, book editor, and copyeditor. Reading has always been one of her greatest joys, especially the English and Russian classics. It's no wonder she wants to pass this love along to coming generations through the magic of in utero reading! Jacqueline is a lifelong writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She has a bachelors in English from Boston College and has participated in writing workshops at Grub Street Writers, Inc. in Boston, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., and the Chatham (Mass.) Writers Workshops.


Susan Lupone Stonis and Jacqueline Boyle are best friends since middle school, and the authors of The Reading Womb, the blog that gathers all the latest research, news, and parent-friendly tips about reading to babies in utero. Susan has shared her love of reading and books with others in each of the roles she has played so far in her lifetime, as a mother, elementary teacher, literacy coach, staff developer, blogger, and now an author. She taught elementary school for 18 years and, following extensive postgraduate work through Lesley University's Literacy Collaborative, she became a literacy specialist, teaching reading and writing workshops to children and providing professional development to teachers in literacy instruction. She has now become a literacy consultant, coaching teachers in best practices in reading and writing instruction. Jacqueline is a writer, illustrator, book editor, and copyeditor. Reading has always been one of her greatest joys, especially the English and Russian classics. It's no wonder she wants to pass this love along to coming generations through the magic of in utero reading! Jacqueline is a lifelong writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She has a bachelors in English from Boston College and has participated in writing workshops at Grub Street Writers, Inc. in Boston, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass., and the Chatham (Mass.) Writers Workshops.

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