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  - pdenmark - LibraryThing

This book deals with a new family member entering the house and how things change, but the older sibling is still important. 3-5 Pierce College Library Read full review

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User Review  - Marlene28 - LibraryThing

This wonderful book teaches children about a new member in the family. The love and care they should give to their new brother or sister if they cry and need more attention from their mother. also the illustrations are striking for their pastel shades. Age: 2 and Up Source: Lakewood Library 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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