Naked Babies

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Penguin Publishing Group, 2000 - Photography - 112 pages
Combining Nick Kelsh's striking black and White images of infants and Anna Quindlen's moving text, "Naked Babies" is an exploration and celebration of the beauty of the human form and character in its most nascent and most perfect state. Kelsh's photographs are non-traditional and multi-racial, frequently focusing on magical-details, such as plump, inquisitive fingers, the swirling cowlick atop a head, or the smooth skin at the nape of the neck. Accompanying these images are five essays from Quindlen in which she draws upon her own experience as a mother of three to provide insightful, humorous, and touching reflections upon the perfection of babies and the rewards of parenthood.

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Despite the publisher's protest to the contrary, this ode to the physical and spiritual perfection of babies is almost too cute for words. ``Babies are meant to be naked, as surely as they are meant ... Read full review

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A portfolio of baby pictures from a "Day in the Life" photographer, with an essay by the beloved Quindlen. Read full review


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Nick Kelsh's photography is familiar to millions from the Day in the Life.. series and his photographs for Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Anna Quindlen, whose New York Times column won a 1992 Pulitzer Prize, is the author of the essay collections Thinking Out Loud and Living Out Loud; the bestselling novels Object Lessons, One True Thing, and Black and Blue; and two children's books. The mother of three, she lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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