Baby's First Year: Memories for Life

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Penguin, Apr 21, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 64 pages
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A beautifully illustrated record book to chronicle all the special moments in a baby's first year. It begins before the birth and runs through to the baby's first birthday. The book includes simple promptsto ensure no special moments are forgotten, and encourages the reader to record day-to-day routines, such as feeding and sleeping patterns; likes and dislikes, for example, "my favorite bathtime toy" and "what I liked to eat"; and the baby''s "firsts", from her first night at home, to her first smile, and her initial tottering steps.

A month-by-month section includes advice from Annabel Karmel on the baby's development and handy tips to encourage her development. Eight recipes are punctuated throughout the book to inspire parents to make delicious, healthy food for their babies at various stages and also recipes for celebrations, such as a cake for the first birthday. This book is a wonderful and unique memento of a child's first year that parents will look back on and share with their child in future years.

 

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I purchased this early on in my pregnancy, so I was unaware of my babies gender. This book is perfect for any individual who doesn't know what they are expecting. Each page has some kind of theme ... Read full review

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I bought this book for my son. I also scrapbook, so I wanted something simple with prompts to record things I might forget. This book is perfect. It includes pages such as family tree, my birth ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Annabel Karmel is the best-selling author of seventeen books on baby and children's food and nutrition. She is an expert in devising tasty and nutritious meals for children without spending long hours in the kitchen.

A mother of three, Karmel has become a cookbook phenomenon. Her books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, and have been perennial bestsellers in the US, including DK's First Meals (2004), Mom & Me Cookbook (2006), The Toddler Cookbook (2008), Baby's First Year: Memories for Life (2008), First Meals Food Diary (2008), and the forthcoming First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered (April 2009), Cook It Together (June 2009) and the preschool book I can Eat a Rainbow (May 2009).These books are not only sold in traditional publishing outlets but also in Wal-Mart and Target.

Cookbooks are not the only string to Annabel's bow; she now has ranges for feeding babies and toddlers, food preparation equipment, children's food, and baking and party ware. She is also aiming to revolutionize the way children eat in restaurants and her healthy menus can be found at popular attractions throughout the UK.

Annabel travels frequently to the United States, where her books on feeding babies and young children are well-liked and widely available. She has appeared on many TV programs, including the "Today Show," "The Early Show," "Regis & Kelly Live" and "The CBS Early Show."

Annabel's popular website, www.annabelkarmel.com, currently has over 50,000 members.She has also launched an online TV channel on feeding babies and children: http://annabelkarmel.tv.She was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire for services in children's nutrition) by the Queen in 2006.Annabel is available for interviews.

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