How was I Born?
Ever since the publication of the magnificent third edition of A Child Is Born, Lennart Nilsson has devoted himself to retelling this magical story especially for children. How Was I Born? closely follows the experience of Mary who is nearly five and her family as they lovingly prepare to welcome a new baby. The book matches Mary's insatiable curiosity, impatience, and concern with gentle, reassuring information. Nilsson's spectacular photographs illustrate Mary's actual questions: when she wonders how big the baby is, one photo shows an ant on her brother's fingertip, opposite the exact image of her future sibling at that time. When she asks how the baby eats, the reader sees her drinking through a straw as the baby-to-be feeds through the umbilical cord. Meant to be read by a child alone or with a parent, How Was I Born? answers all the questions children ask about pregnancy and childbirth--the biological as well as the emotional ones. Perfect for children aged five and up, it is also a wonderful book of all ages. From the Hardcover edition.
3 pages matching baby lies in this book
Results 1-3 of 3
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Alice amniotic fluid anyway apple baby can move baby floats baby grows baby is born baby lies baby practices baby started growing baby's going baby's heart big brother birthday Bubble baths called child childbirth couch cranberry Daddy and John Delacorte Press didn t notice didn t want doctor doesn Emma end is attached expecting a baby funny girl glass Grandma grow inside happy hard head homas hurt inch The baby inches Inside inside the mother's inside the uterus IVly John's Jose jump jungle gym kick lanugo laughed legs LENA KATARINA SWANBERG Lennart Nilsson little sister look middle name Mom's tummy months mother and father mother is expect mother's belly mother's breasts newborn baby penis secret house seed skin slippery socks soft Sometimes sperm squeezing sucking Thomas thought thump tiny tree house umbilical cord vagina vernix wanted to climb warm wasn wears whole baby wouldn