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A+ for Big Ben. Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Kim LaFave, $9.95

His sister is a big kid in grade five. His brother is a big kid in grade three. Ben is a little kid in preschool. He canít swim; he canít use chopsticks; he canít even see out of the car window. If only he could bring home a real report card like the older kids do, then Ben would be happy. But there are no report cards in preschool. Sometimes older siblings remember what it was like to be little, however, and Benís brother and sister are about to present Ben with his very own report card, grading him on all the activities that little brothers do best.


Babies Are Noisy: a Book for Big Brothers and Sisters, Including Those on the Autism Spectrum. Anne-Marie Harrison, $17.95

This engaging illustrated children's book is ideal for preparing young children age 3+ on and off the autism spectrum for the arrival of a new brother or sister. Covering everything from trips to the hospital, what to expect when the baby arrives and the fun, family times to look forward to, BABIES ARE NOISY is mindful of how children with autism think, learn and experience the world and is full of strategies for coping with the sensory issues and routine changes that a new baby brings.

Reflecting the real life situations that families with a child with autism find themselves faced with, this book can be read with parents and professionals to prepare the child for the arrival of their new sibling.


And Baby Makes 4. Judith Benjamin & Judith Freeman, $19.95

This delightful book is about a child with two moms who is expecting a sibling. Written for gay and lesbian families, the book is also a wonderful addition for parents and schools interested in having books about non-traditional families on their shelves.    

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A Baby Sister for Frances. Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban, $4.99

There's a new addition to the family and Frances is feeling left out.


The Baby Swap. Jan Ormerod, illustrated Andrew Joyner, $19.99

Caroline Crocodile is not thrilled with her baby brother. He drools. A lot. But all Mama Crocodile ever says is how GORGEOUS he is! And so Caroline ventures into a baby shop to swap out her brother. Unfortunately, the baby panda is a fussy eater, the giraffe is missing scales, and the piglet isnít green. Turns out, the best younger sibling around might just be her own yellow-eyed, sharp-clawed, drooling baby brother.


Big Brothers are the BEST. Fran Manushkin, $7.95

Big Sisters are the BEST. Fran Manushkin, $7.95

Bringing a new baby into the home is a milestone for the whole family. These sweet stories show that there is plenty of love for everyone — big and small.

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The Big Sibling Book: Baby's First Year According to Me. Amy Krouse Rosenthal, $21.99

A one-of-a-kind journal for older siblings — complete with stickers — that offers a unique perspective on baby's first year.


The Brother Book. Todd Parr, $18.49

Some brothers are big, and some are little. Some are quiet, and some are a little wild! Brothers are the best!

The Sister Book. Todd Parr, $18.49

Some sisters are big, and some are little. Some want to be mermaids, and some want to be scientists! Sisters are amazing!


Brothers Are For Making Mud Pies: A Lift the Flap Book. Harriet Ziefert, $9.99 (ages 3-5)

Itís fun to play hide-and-seek with a brother, or build a fort, or jump in puddles. You can make a brother laugh, play baseball together, and keep each other company when Mom and Dad go out. A brother is a lifelong friend. Sisters and brothers alike will enjoy lifting the flaps of this adorably illustrated book, brimming with cheerful, colorful art, to see all the ways a brother is special.


Dogs Don't Eat Jam and Other Things Big Kids Know. Sarah Tsiang & Qin Leng, $8.95

New babies have lots to learn. Lucky for your new baby brother or sister, they have you to show them the ropes!

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Donít Eat the Baby! Amy Young, $18.00

All the grown-ups seem to think Tomís baby brother is cute enough to eat. Would they really eat a baby for dinner? Could Tom be next?


Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus! Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia, $21.99 (ages 3-7)

Anna Hibiscus wakes up one morning to discover the bump in her mother's belly was not one — but two new baby brothers! It’s going to be a big adjustment for everyone, especially Anna Hibiscus. Luckily, her family knows that while two babies mean double the trouble, it also means double the love.


Great Siblings: a Sibling Preparation Film for Preschoolers. 1x Around Productions. $11.95 DVD format (12 minutes)

Great Siblings provides young children with a wonderful introduction to becoming an older sibling. Two short films, Victoria and Sebastian Visit a Baby and How a Baby Grows help children learn about how a baby is cared for, how a baby eats and plays, and how big brothers and sisters can help.

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Hannah is a Big Sister. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $6.99

Henry is a Big Brother. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $6.99

Having a new baby in the house brings a range of emotions in an older sibling. These toddler books can help them understand these big changes.


Harry and Clare's Amazing Staycation. Ted Staunton, illustrated by Mika Song, $22.99 (ages 4-8)

Harry and Clare are stuck at home for their spring break. No exotic locations, no plane trips, no exciting plans. So they make their own fun: the living room becomes Mars, the diving board at the pool becomes a pirate's plank and the local playground where the man-eating octopus lives. The trouble is, older sister Clare is the one making all the rules, and that means deciding on the game AND eating all the food. But Harry has a plan to turn the tables... if he can just keep his snacks out of the Abominable Snowman's clutches!


Hello In There! A Big Sister's Book of Waiting. Jo Witek, illustrated Chritine Roussey, $20.95

A comforting and imaginative book for every sibling-to-be.

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Henry’s First-Moon Birthday. Lenore Look, illustrated by Yumi Heo, $21.99

Jenny’s baby brother is having his one-month birthday — his first moon. And even though Jenny’s sure he doesn’t deserve it, there’s a big celebration planned for him.


How to Be a Baby ... By Me, the Big Sister. Sally Lloyd Jones & Sue Heap, $8.99 (school age)

ďTake it from the narrator of this book, an all-knowing big sister: when you're a baby you don't read books. You eat them. You don't know how old you are, or even if you're a boy or a girl. And you have to keep a special plug in your mouth to stop your scream from coming out. But one day, you won't be little anymore, and then you'll be taller and smarter, and actually quite clever!Ē


I Am a Big Brother! Caroline Jayne Church, $7.99

I Am a Big Sister! Caroline Jayne Church, $7.99

Bright and cheerful, with simple text, these books help toddlers with the adjustment to being a sibling.


I Am Small. Qin Leng, $18.99 (ages 3-6)

Mimi is so little. Everyone is taller than her, even the family dog! She can barely reach the bottom of the blackboard at school and isn't tall enough to see all the pretty cakes in the display case at the bakery. Though her friends try to tell her there are lots of advantages to being her size (like fitting into the best hiding places and easily scooting to the front of the cafeteria line) to Mimi, being small is the worst. But then one day, she hears that there's a surprise waiting for her at home. A very little surprise. And Mimi is about to discover a little something about being little.

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I Want to Be the Only Dog: a Story About Sibling Rivalry. Julia Cook, $14.95

Readers of every age will chuckle over the silly antics of these pooches while being reminded that siblings provide lifelong lessons in tolerance, patience, sharing and conflict resolution. 


Iím a Big Brother. Joanna Cole, $8.50 (ages 3-6)

Iím a Big Sister. Joanna Cole, $8.50 (ages 3-6)

These simple stories lay out all the good things about being an older sibling, and just how exciting welcoming a new member to the family can be.


I'm Big Now. Anthea Simmons, Illustrated by Georgie Birkett, $24.95

When you are big, you're not the baby anymore, but sometimes you want to do the baby things you used to do before! In this funny journey of discovery, one little girl decides to try out being a baby again, but discovers it is more fun being the big sister of the family.


I’m a New Big Brother. Nora Gaydos, $13.99 (ages 2-5)

I’m a New Big Sister. Nora Gaydos, $13.99 (ages 2-5)

A new baby is on the way!

 

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Jacob's Little Sister. Miriam Cohen, $10.95 (board book)

Jacob knows it's a big brother's job to take good care of his little sister!


Joey Daring Caring and Curious: How a Mischief Maker Uncovers Unconditional Love. Marcella Marino Craver, Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, $11.95 (ages 4-8)

Joey is concerned that Mom prefers his siblings over him. Joey is more rambunctious and mischievous than his studious older brother Jake and his sweet baby sister Olivia. Is it possible that Mom loves Joey, Jake and Olivia unconditionally, mischief and all?


Julius: The Baby of the World. Kevin Henkes, $9.99 (ages 4-8)

The riotously funny Lilly 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 talks 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.


King Baby. Kate Beaton, $22.99

All hail King Baby! He greets his adoring public with giggles and wiggles and coos, posing for photos and allowing hugs and kisses. But this royal ruler also has many demands, and when his subjects can't quite keep up, King Baby takes matters into his own tiny hands.

A modern, funny, and (let's be honest) realistic take on life with a new baby, and the perfect gift for anyone with an adorable little ruler in their life.

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Little Brothers & Little Sisters. Monica Arnaldo, $18.95

Little sisters and little brothers all long for the same few things when it comes to their older siblings: a turn to play, a place on the team, a chance to shine. This book starts with four pairs of siblings in and around an apartment complex, each expressing through play and daily life the many gripes and pitfalls of younger siblings.

Subtly, the narrative shifts to reflect the good things that come with having an older sibling: a helping hand, a partner in crime, a friend for life. The book ends on a high note — when it comes to brothers and sisters, the good outweighs the bad, and both big and little siblings have a special place in each othersí hearts. Minimal text paired with impressionistic, full-spread illustrations creates weight and emotion in this lovely book that will help kids feel understood in all the pains and joys of siblinghood.


Lola Reads to Leo. Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw, $7.95

Lola loves her stories and so when baby Leo arrives, big sister Lola shares all her favourite books with him.


Look at Me! Rachel Fuller, $7.99 (ages 2-4)

My New Baby. Rachel Fuller, $5.99 (ages 2-4)

Waiting for Baby. Rachel Fuller, $5.99 (ages 2-4)

You and Me. Rachel Fuller, $5.99 (ages 2-4)

A new addition to the family is exciting, but the experience can also be worrying and confusing for siblings. Coping with the new situations and emotions that arise can be very challenging.

There is so much to find out when a baby is born! What does it smell like, and when will it walk? When does it sleep, and what does it like to eat?

A new addition to any family is exciting, but the experience can also be worrying and confusing for siblings. Coping with the new situations and emotions that arise can be very challenging. This series of four board books deals with the anticipation of waiting for the new baby, the excitement of the arrival itself, and the beginnings of the special relationship that develops between siblings. The simple conversational text and lively illustrations are carefully designed to encourage further dialogue between reader and child.

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Loving Each One Best: a Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings. Nancy Samalin, $23.00

Loving Each One Best goes beyond the practical advice found in other parenting books and addresses the feelings of parents in this compassionate and witty guide to raising siblings.


Mama, Talk about Our New Baby. Toni Olson, illustrated by S. Marie Carlson, $24.95

With the help of his mother, a young boy learns what life will be like after his sister is born. Imaginative and detailed illustrations guide parents and children alike through a variety of gentle and responsive parenting themes such as breastfeeding co-sleeping, and baby wearing.


Mama, Talk about When Max Was Born. Toni Olson, illustrated by S. Marie Carlson, $24.95

This sweet picture book tells the story of Max’s birth, which takes place at home in water. Max’s older sister likes to hear about when Mama first learned she was pregnant, about visiting the midwives, about preparing for Max’s arrival, and about the birth itself.


My Sister Beth's Pink Birthday: a Story about Sibling Relationships. Marlene Szymona & Christine Battuz, $13.50 (ages 4-8)

Beth looks up to her big sister Jen and loves many of the same things that Jen does ó including the color pink! But Jen is envious of the attention that Beth receives during her birthday party, so she decides to hide her sister's gifts. Eventually Jen realizes that Beth is no longer a baby, but a little girl who adores her big sister ó and that sisterhood is the best gift of all. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers that provides more information about sibling dynamics and relationships, and strategies for dealing with tensions.

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The Mystery of the Breast. Victoria de Aboitiz, illustrated by Afra, $12.99

When a little girlís baby brother is born, she begins to investigate the Ďmystery of the breastí as she sees her mother breastfeed the new arrival.


The NEW Small Person. Lauren Child, $9.99

Elmore started off life as an only child, as many children do. He had a room all to himself, and everything was his. But then one day everything changed...


No Room for Baby! …mile Jadoul, $18.99

Leon is worried. There's a new baby penguin in his home. And though Marcel is sleeping in his crib now, he can't stay there forever. But where can they put him? Mama's arms are way too big to cuddle a tiny baby penguin. It's definitely too scary high up on Daddy's shoulders for him. And as anyone can see, when Daddy is on one side and Mama on the other, with Leon in the middle, there's no room for anyone else.

In this endearing and cozy picture book, author and illustrator …mile Jadoul poignantly captures the worries and evolving feelings that arise when a new baby enters the family of a young child. The sweet story is told with sensitivity and gentle humor from the child's perspective, allowing young readers' understanding to grow along with Leon's, as he eventually figures out where and how a new sibling will fit into his family.

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Oonga Boonga. Frieda Wishnsky, illustrated by Michael Martchenko,$9.99

Daniel's family has a little problem. Daniel's baby sister, Louise, just won't stop crying. Everyone in the family tries to soothe her. Her mother sings a lullaby; her father rocks her in his arms; Grandma gives her a bottle; Grandpa plays a tune on his harmonica. But nothing works! Little Louise just goes on crying until big brother Daniel appears on the scene and tells her, "Oonga Boonga." Like magic, Louise's tears stop. But the funny thing is, these whimsical words don't work when the grown-ups say them. Daniel has the magic touch with his little sister!


Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life. Laura Markham, $21.00

As any parent of more than one child knows, itís challenging for even the most engaged parent to maintain harmony and a strong connection when competition, tempers, and irritation run high.

In this highly anticipated guide, Dr. Markham presents simple yet powerful ways to cut through the squabbling and foster a loving, supportive bond between siblings, while giving each child the vital connection that he or she needs.


Pecan Pie Baby. Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated by Sophie Blackall, $21.00

Tender and sweet, this is a reassuring story for children adjusting to a new baby in the family.

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Peterís Chair. Ezra Jack Keats, $8.50 (ages 3-7)

Peter is upset when his parents paint his old baby furniture pink for his new little sister. There's one thing they haven't painted yet, though: his little blue chair. He'll do whatever it takes to save it — even run away!


Poppet Gets Two Big Brothers. Paulina Simons, $10.99

Poppet doesn't want to share with her two big brothers. But she soon discovers that somethings, like dressing up or playing ball, are even more fun when everyone joins in.


Ruby's Baby Brother. Kathryn White & Miriam Latimer, $9.99

Rubyís mom is having a baby, but Ruby is not very happy about it. She knows that babies are smelly and noisy, and she is sure that he will steal all her toys! When baby Leon comes along, will she change her mind about having a baby brother?

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Say Hello to Zorro! Carter Goodrich, $18.99

Mister Bud is a dog of routine. He has wake up time, nap time, rest time, dinner time, etc. And everyone knows to follow his schedule. Then disaster strikes. A stranger comes home at "make a fuss time" and throws everything off! Zorro is little bit bossy and Mister Bud wants nothing to do with him. But when the dogs discover they like the same things (like chasing the cat and napping), everything becomes more fun. As long as everyone follows the schedule.


The Second Baby Survival Guide. Naia Edwards, $24.99

The Second Baby Survival Guide offers a brilliant mixture of practical, experience-driven advice and warm supportiveness to help second-time parents-to-be cope with a new baby and a toddler. Covering everything from telling your older child about the new baby, to trying to organize your day with two in tow, this book will equip you for the exciting — and busy — journey ahead. Naia Edwards offers reassuring advice and tips on a range of topics, from ensuring everyone gets enough sleep, to tackling jealousy and tantrums in your older child and how to adapt to your bigger family. And yes, you will be able find enough love for two.


Shh! My Brother's Napping. Ruth Ohi, $14.99

Mom says it's naptime — but it's SO HARD to stay quiet!

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Sibling Silly. INJOY Videos, $49.99 DVD (13 minutes) Note: InJoy DVDs are for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Prepare young children for their new brothers and sisters and teach them positive sibling skills with this video package. A truly unique sibling preparation program, Sibling Silly uses funny characters, animation, original songs, and true sibling stories to teach children about the special contributions they can make as big brothers and sisters.


Siblings: How to Handle Sibling Rivalry to Create Lifelong, Loving Bonds. Linda Blair, $22.99

Written by a clinical psychologist, Siblings arms parents with the tools needed to create positive sibling relationships. Highly practical, and based solidly in clinical research, it not only describes the issues which parents may face but gives them methods and specific strategies to build lasting bonds.


Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too, Revised 2012. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, $22.95

This wise, groundbreaking book gives parents the practical tools they need to cope with conflict, encourage cooperation, reduce competition, and make it possible for children to experience the joys of their special relationship. With humor and understanding — much gained from raising their own children — Faber and Mazlish explain how and when to intervene in fights, provide suggestions on how to help children channel their hostility into creative outlets, and demonstrate how to treat children unequally and still be fair. Updated to incorporate fresh thoughts after years of conducting workshops for parents and professionals, this edition also includes a new afterword.


Siblings: Youíre Stuck with Each Other, So Stick Together. James Crist & Elizabeth Verdick, $14.99 (ages 8-12)

Every sibling relationship has its ups and downs, and moments of complete AAAAAACCCCCK! But siblings are more than annoyers and stuff-destroyers. You and your brothers and sisters can be buddies, allies, helpers, role models, secret-sharers and lifelong friends. It all starts with you!

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Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth! Sarah Weeks, Illustrated by Robert Neubecker, $21.99

Sophie Peterman is here to tell you the truth about babies. Babies are not sweet. Babies are not precious. Babies are not cute. Babies are...

What, you thought she'd just give it away? Well, here's a hint: It's not pretty!


Theo's Mood. Maryann Cocca-Leffler, $20.99 (ages 4-8)

Itís Mood Monday and Miss Cadyís class is sharing how they feel after the weekend. But Theo doesnít know whether heís in a good mood or a bad mood. He has a new baby sister and he isnít just happy like Eric who got a new bike or sad like April who lost her dog. As Theoís classmates discuss all their feelings, he realizes heís not in a good mood or a bad mood — heís all those things!


Thereís a Baby: a Childrenís Film about a New Baby. Penny Simkin, $23.95 (DVD, 11 minutes)

This gentle film shows Maiaís joy and excitement as she learns about the new baby, greets her with a kiss and a song, and shows us a bit about life with a new baby.

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There’s a Baby in There! Dandi Daley Mackall, illustrated by Carlynn Whitt, $19.99

Is there really a baby in there? Is it a boy or a girl? Is there really a baby in there?? A young chimp just cannot imagine that there is a baby growing in his mother’s belly!


There's Going to Be a Baby. John Birmingham & Helen Oxenbury, $9.00

When is the new baby coming? What will we call it? What will he do? We donít really need a baby, do we? With sensitivity and wit, John Burningham follows the swirl of questions in the mind of a young child anticipating a baby sibling with excitement, curiosity, and just a bit of trepidation. In perfect tandem, Helen Oxenbury captures the childís loving interactions with his mother, along with the fanciful future scenarios he imagines for the new family member he has yet to meet. Combining a warm, timeless story with illustrations both freshly enchanting and wonderfully nostalgic, this gorgeous book has all the hallmarks of a classic.


Use Your Words Sophie! Rosemary Wells, $18.99

Sophie knows lots of words, but she doesnít always use them.  Itís more fun to speak in hyena talk or space language.  ďUse your words, Sophie!Ē urge her parents, but Sophie just wonít. But when her new baby sister arrives, Sophie is the only one who can find out what she really wants.

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Waiting for the Sun. Alison Lohans, illustrated by Marilyn Mets & Peter Ledwon, $6.95

Each summer day Mollie wakes up, waits for the prairie sun to rise, and hopes that today the baby will be born. Waiting for the baby is like waiting for the sun to come up in the morning ó it takes its own sweet time. Finally, in the middle of the night, the midwife comes over and soon after, the baby arrives! Mollie races to her parentsí room see her new brother. His eyes are squeezed shut and his face is wrinkled and red.

"He's ugly!" Mollie announces.

But when she holds her new brother he opens his eyes and looks right at her. Mollie can't help but smile. Together, they watch the sun come up, and Mollie decides this is quite enough for now.


Welcoming Babies. Margy Burns Knight, illustrated by Anne Sibley O'Brien, $11.95

Discover how babies are welcomed all over the world as families share their stories, cultures and traditions in this gentle picture book.


Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption. Arleta James, $26.95

Adoption is a big step which change the whole dynamics of the family. It is crucial that parents understand the impact it has when new sibling relationships are forged and an adoptee becomes a part of the family. WELCOMING A NEW BROTHER OR SISTER THROUGH ADOPTION is a comprehensive yet accessible guide that describes the adoption process and the impact of adoption on every member of the family, including the adopted child. It prepares families to have realistic expectations and equips them with knowledge to deal with a host of situations that may arise, addressing difficult questions head-on, and exploring solutions in detail. All this is accompanied with real life stories and direct quotes from children, which make it a realistic and insightful resource. This book is vital reading for adoptive families and professionals who work with them including social workers, counselors and psychologists.

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Welcoming Your Second Baby. Vicky Lansky, $14.50

For parents, the thought of having a second child can be joyous, traumatic, or more likely both. It can be equally difficult for a displaced first child. With her trademark humor and practical advice, best-selling parenting author Vicki Lansky guides parents through the major transition from one child to two. Welcoming Your Second Baby contains hundreds of practical tips and advice for this challenging time. Topics include how to explain the coming of the new baby; listings of age-appropriate books and videos on reproduction and sibling situations; ideas for showing how love can be shared; helping a child adjust to mom's hospital stay - and return; information for today's working parent; and tips for helping an older sibling adjust, help at feeding times, and learn gentleness. Included are updated listings of services, resources, and support groups; lots of parent-tested "it worked for me" testimonials; and a complete, easy-to-use index.


We’re Having a Homebirth! Kelly Mochel, $8.95

This colourful booklet, illustrated in a contemporary ‘avatar’ style, helps young children prepare for the upcoming homebirth of a sibling — including the role of the midwife, noises mom might make and breastfeeding.


What Baby Needs. William Sears, Martha Sears & Christie Watts Kelly. $20.99 (ages 3-7)

When a family brings a new baby home, there are many changes. Older siblings may find it hard to understand the needs of the new baby, as well as the demands placed on mom and dad. Based on the attachment-parenting theories of the foremost authorities on parenting and childcare, William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears, R.N., this book clearly explains baby's needs. The text emphasizes how siblings can be helpers to both baby and parents, while forging their own relationships with "their baby," and outlines the positive aspects of being an older girl or boy. Here is a warm, insightful book that will help the whole family joyously and lovingly welcome the newest member into their lives.


Wolfie the Bunny. Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Zachariah OHora, $21.50

The Bunny family has adopted a wolf son, and daughter Dot is the only one who realizes Wolfie can ó and might ó eat them all up! Dot tries to get through to her parents, but they are too smitten to listen. A new brother takes getting used to, and when (in a twist of fate) it's Wolfie who's threatened, can Dot save the day?

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You and Me. Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illustrated by Susan Reagan, $12.99 (ages 2-5)

For older siblings, the introduction of a baby into the family can be a mixed blessing. There is someone new for everyone to dote on, but all of a sudden, everything special about the baby can make older children feel competitive. In this warmly illustrated board book, a poem perfectly encapsulates the balancing act of giving attention to both older and younger siblings, encouraging families to carve out ample "you and me" time for everyone!


The Younger Brother’s Survival Guide by Matt. Lisa Kopelke, $21.99

“Matt's sister calls him a pain. Matt's parents call them both wild animals. Matt calls it SURVIVING. That's why he wrote The Younger Brother's Survival Guide.

Matt shares his tips on how to avoid the infamous Mystery Shake and why you shouldn't run around the house in your underwear, and gives general pointers on coping with an older sibling. Before long, you two will get along great! Just remember not to show this book to her...”


You're Getting a Baby Brother! Sheila Sweeney Higginson, $8.99

You're Getting a Baby Sister! Sheila Sweeney Higginson, $8.99

A great new book for the big brother or sister-to-be.

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Books for Parents

Loving Each One Best: a Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings. Nancy Samalin, $23.00

Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life.† Laura Markham, $23.00

The Second Baby Survival Guide. Naia Edwards, $24.99

Siblings: How to Handle Sibling Rivalry to Create Lifelong, Loving Bonds. Linda Blair, $22.99

Siblings without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too, Revised 2012. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, $22.95

Welcoming a New Brother or Sister through Adoption. Arleta James, $26.95

Welcoming Your Second Baby. Vicky Lansky, $14.50

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Books for Kids

A+ for Big Ben. Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Kim LaFave, $9.95 (ages 2-4)

And Baby Makes 4. Judith Benjamin & Judith Freeman, $19.95 (ages 3-6)

Babies Are Noisy: a Book for Big Brothers and Sisters, Including Those on the Autism Spectrum. Anne-Marie Harrison, $17.95 (ages 3+)

A Baby Sister for Frances. Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban, $5.99 (ages 4-8)

The Baby Swap. Jan Ormerod, illustrated Andrew Joyner, $19.99 (ages 3-6)

Big Brothers are the BEST. Fran Manushkin, $7.95 (ages 2-5)

The Big Sibling Book: Baby's First Year According to Me. Amy Krouse Rosenthal, $21.99 (ages 2-6)

Big Sisters are the BEST. Fran Manushkin, $7.95 (ages 2-5)

The Brother Book. Todd Parr, $18.49 Big Sisters are the BEST. Fran Manushkin, $7.95 (ages 3-6)

Brothers Are For Making Mud Pies: A Lift the Flap Book. Harriet Ziefert, $9.99 (ages 3-5)

Dogs Don't Eat Jam and Other Things Big Kids Know. Sarah Tsiang & Qin Leng, $8.95 (ages 3-6)

Donít Eat the Baby! Amy Young, $18.00 (ages 3-6)

Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus! Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia, $22.50 (ages 3-7)

Great Siblings: a Sibling Preparation Film for Preschoolers. 1x Around Productions. $11.95 DVD

Hannah is a Big Sister. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $6.99 (ages 2-5)

Harry and Clare's Amazing Staycation. Ted Staunton, illustrated by Mika Song, $22.99 (ages 4-8)

Hello In There! A Big Sister's Book of Waiting. Jo Witek, illustrated Chritine Roussey, $21.95 (ages 1-3)

Henry is a Big Brother. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $6.99 (ages 2-5)

Henryís First-Moon Birthday. Lenore Look, illustrated by Yumi Heo, $21.99 (ages 4-8)

How to Be a Baby ... By Me, the Big Sister. Sally Lloyd Jones & Sue Heap, $8.99 (ages 4-8)

I Am a Big Brother! Caroline Jayne Church, $7.99 (ages 2-4)

I Am a Big Sister! Caroline Jayne Church, $7.99 (ages 2-4)

I Am Small. Qin Leng, $18.99 (ages 3-6)

I Want to Be the Only Dog: a Story About Sibling Rivalry. Julia Cook, $14.95 (ages 4-7)

Iím a Big Brother. Joanna Cole, $8.50 †(ages 3-6)

Iím a Big Sister. Joanna Cole, $8.50 †(ages 3-6)

Iím a New Big Brother. Nora Gaydos, $13.99 (ages 2-5)

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You're Getting a Baby Sister! Sheila Sweeney Higginson, $8.99 (ages 2-5)

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