Friday, April 30, 2010

Just Like You: Beautiful Babies Around the World *review*

This book is part of a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review.  A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured.  Enjoy your free peek into the book!

Today's Wild Card author is:

and the book:

Zonderkidz (March 9, 2010)
***Special thanks to Pam Mettler, Associate Director of Public Relations, ZonderKidz for sending me a review copy.***


Marla Stewart Konrad is keenly interested in global issues and has a special concern for the well-being of children. Her career as a speechwriter and communications professional has taken her to numerous countries in Asia and Africa. She lives near Toronto, Canada, with her family, and is the author of several books for children.

Product Details:

List Price: $15.99
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Zonderkidz (March 9, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310714788
ISBN-13: 978-0310714781

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I absolutely adore this book. It is beautifully written and the illustrations are gorgeous. Today is my oldest child's 8th birthday... when I read this book to my kids I was thinking about Aiden as a baby and had to choke back some tears. One line in the book says " and the world will never be the same." It is just so true- a baby changes everything!

I love that this book talks about babies all over the world with names and families and descriptions of where they live. It is a wonderful way of teaching our children about the rest of the world and how similar we all really are. It is also a good reminder that no matter what is happening at home or in the rest of the world mommies and families everywhere love their babies the same.

I am happy to recommend this beautiful book.

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