I'm a Big Sister

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Harper Collins, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Combines easy-to-read text and colorful illustrations that follow the experiences of a big sister as she helps to care for a baby sibling, and includes parent tips on responding to the needs of older children. By the authors of How I Was Adopted.

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User Review  - j0ey - Overstock.com

I bought this book once I knew my oldest was going to be sister. Im a Big Sister is a great way to teach your child the joys of whats to come sisterhood. I recommend buying this book for anyone whos blessed enough to become a sister. Read full review

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User Review  - FrounfelterShelbie - LibraryThing

Sister about being a big sister and how much she enjoys having the new baby around. She also talks about how she helps mommy take care of the new baby. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology. Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body." Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award.

Maxie Chambliss is the illustrator of more than sixty books for children including Baby Can by Eve Bunting. She has illustrated several books by Joanna Cole including My Big Girl Potty, My Big Boy Potty, I'm a Big Sister, and I'm a Big Brother.

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