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 Picture books are shelved alphabetically by the author's last name.

I Love You, Baby                     J PICTURE BOOK
by Giles Andreae
With delightful verse and cuddly pictures, this book captures the joy and excitement of welcoming a new baby to the family from a toddler's point of view and is a perfect introduction for older siblings as they wait to meet their new brother or sister.  

Brand-New Baby Blues                      J PICTURE BOOK
by Kathi Appelt
The arrival of a new little brother has his big sister singing the blues. 

When I Was King                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Linda Ashman
A young boy describes how he is no longer "king" now that there is a new baby in the house, but then his family helps him enjoy the change. 

The Baby Tree                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Sophie Blackall
After learning that his parents are expecting a baby, a young boy asks several people where babies come from and gets a different answer from each before his parents have a chance to give the right answer.

Jin Woo                       J PICTURE BOOK
by Eve Bunting
Davey is dubious about having a new adopted brother from Korea, but when he finds out that his parents still love him, he decides that having a baby brother will be fine. 

Supersister                 J PICTURE BOOK
by Beth Cadena
A young girl does all kinds of things around the house to help her pregnant mother, proud that when the new baby comes she is going to be "a super sister." 

Another Brother                    J PARENTING SHELF
by Matthew Cordell
Davy the sheep wishes he had time alone with his parents, as he did before his twelve brothers came along and started imitating his every move, but when his wish comes true Davy misses playing with the youngsters. 

I’m a Big Brother                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Joanna Cole
A child eagerly welcomes home his new baby sibling, as he figures out what babies do and how to behave around them. 

I’m a Big Sister                       J PICTURE BOOK
by Joanna Cole
A sister enumerates the joys of welcoming a new baby to the family and the advantages of already being "big."   

The Most Important Gift of All                      J PICTURE BOOK
by David Conway
Ama wants to give her new baby brother the gift of love as her grandma has suggested, so she goes in search of this important present. 

It’s All About Me                                            J PICTURE BOOK
by Nancy Cote
A little boy is upset and jealous when his baby brother is born, but his parents reassure him that he is still special.  

Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First!                J PICTURE BOOK
by Paula Danziger
Five-year-old Jonathon is not pleased when neighbors and relatives come to visit and admire his new baby brother. 

Charlie and the New Baby                             J PICTURE BOOK
by Ree Drummond
When his daily routine of eating and sleeping is interrupted by the arrival of a baby calf named Abigail, Charlie the hound feels jealous to see everyone paying attention to the newcomer and wonders if he will be able to adjust.

How to Grow a Dinosaur                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Jill Esbaum
Provides practical advice for a young dinosaur when a baby brother arrives, such as the good news that he will be toddling soon, but the bad news that he will not know what is dangerous.

Silly Baby                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
Beth learns to accept the new baby in the family.    

Waiting for Baby                    J BOARD BOOK
by Rachel Fuller
A young child learns what to expect when his new sibling is born and comes into his life. 

Little Owl’s Egg                                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Debbie Gliori
Little Owl is unhappy to learn there will soon be a baby owl, but after considering what else could be in Mommy's egg, he decides a sibling would be fine. 

Shirley’s Wonderful Baby                 J PICTURE BOOK
by Valiska Gregory
Shirley doesn't share her family's sentiment that their new baby is wonderful until Ms. Mump, the babysitter, comes to visit.  

Mail Harry to the Moon!                   J PICTURE BOO
by Robie Harris
Tired of having to make all the adjustments upon the arrival of his new baby brother, Harry, the older sibling wishes he could just mail him away to the moon, but when he awakens one morning and doesn't see little Harry around, the big brother finally realizes just how special baby Harry has become to him, too.  

Julius, the Baby of the World                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Kevin Henkes
Lilly is convinced that the arrival of her new baby brother is the worst thing that has happened in their house, but she has a change of heart when Cousin Garland comes to visit.

A Baby Sister for Frances                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Russell Hoban
When things change around the house after her baby sister is born, Frances decides to run away--but not too far. 

Little Rabbit’s New Baby                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Harry Horse
Little Rabbit has looked forward to becoming a big brother, but when Mama brings home triplets, he quickly realizes that babies are not as much fun as he thought they would be. 

Bobo and the New Baby                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Rebecca Huang
A dog who loves his life at the center of his beloved human parents' attentions wonders about how his world is changing when his family welcomes a new human baby. 

Runaway Baby Brother                     J PICTURE BOOK
by Katy Hudson
Chick finds his new baby brother to be quite annoying and is happy when he can finally spend some time alone. 

Russell’s Secret                      J PICTURE BOOK
by Johanna Hurwitz
A little boy's dream of skipping school and staying home like his baby sister isn't as great as he expected when he suddenly finds himself being treated like an infant himself. 

Big Sister Dora                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Alison Inches
Dora becomes a big sister and hurries home with the help of friends.  

No Room for Baby!                J PICTURE BOOK
by Emile Jadoul
Worrying about a new baby penguin that sleeps in the crib that used to be his, a big-brother penguin wonders how his parents' giant arms, high shoulders and limited hugging room will be able to provide for another family member.  

Peter’s Chair               J PICTURE BOOK
by Ezra Jack Keats
When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away.  

Froggy’s Baby Sister               J PICTURE BOOK
by Jonathan London
Froggy hoped for a brother to play with so he is disappointed with his new baby sister, Pollywogilina, but only until she is old enough to start learning from her big brother. 

Henry’s First-Moon Birthday            J PICTURE BOOK
by Lenore Look
A young girl helps her grandmother with preparations for the traditional Chinese celebration to welcome her new baby brother. 

Lola Reads to Leo                   PARENT COLLECTION PICTURE BOOK
by Anna McQuinn
New big sister Lola can't wait to share her love of reading with just the right books for baby Leo, and even though Mommy and Daddy are busy, they still have time to read to Lola at bedtime. 

Bye-bye Baby!                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Richard Morris
While visiting the zoo, Felix comes up with the perfect plan to deal with the unhappy arrival of his attention-seeking baby sister, so he turns to the animals for assistance in carrying out his crazy plot.  

Maple                         J PICTURE BOOK
by Lori Nichols
A nature-loving little girl's favorite playmate is her maple tree, until the day she's surprised with a baby sister.  

Lulu and the Witch Baby                   BEGINNING READER
by Jane O’Connor
Lulu Witch begins to change her mind about her pesky baby sister when she thinks that one of her magic spells has made the baby disappear.  

We Are Brothers, We Are Friends                             J PICTURE BOOK
by Alexandra Penfold
Excited about his new little brother, a big brother explains all he has to show him, the adventures they will have, and games they will play because they are brothers and will be friends. 

A Pocket Full of Kisses                        J PICTURE BOOK
by Audrey Penn
Chester Raccoon is worried that his mother does not have enough love for both him and his new baby brother. 

Howler                                    J PICTURE BOOK
by Michael Rosen
A dog trying to make sense of the world of humans is puzzled then jealous when a new baby arrives on the scene, but a friendship with the girl dog next door leads him to a new understanding. 

Vera’s Baby Sister                  J PICTURE BOOK
by Vera Rosenberry
The arrival of Vera's new baby sister makes her feel displaced, so her grandfather helps create a special spot, just for her. 

Little Miss, Big Sis                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow Little Miss as she learns to be a wonderful big sister. 

Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Baby?             J PICTURE BOOK
by Barney Saltzberg
There's a new baby in the house. Is Cornelius P. Mud ready? Not really!

Caillou: Baby Sister                J PICTURE BOOK
by Joceline Sanschagrin
When his mommy and daddy come home from the hospital with his new baby sister Rosie, Caillou feels lonely and ignored, but after some mishaps, he begins to love being her big brother. 

Kid Amazing vs. the Blob                   J PICTURE BOOK
by Josh Schneider
When his baby sister, a.k.a. "The Blob," proves to be resilient in the face of his evil-defeating superhero gadgets, Kid Amazon races to discover a superpower capable of saving their city from stink and slime. 

Elizaveti’s Doll                        J PICTURE BOOK
by S.A. Stuve-Bodeen
When her mother has a baby boy, little Elizabeti, a Tanzanian village girl, makes a doll from a rock, with which she imitates her mother's loving care of her brother and comes to love with a moving tenderness. 

Don’t Eat the Baby!                           J PICTURE BOOK
by Amy Young
Tom is not entirely sure how he feels about his new baby brother, Nathaniel, but he is very concerned that all of their relatives say they want to eat Nate. 

The Twins’ Little Sister                      J PICTURE BOOK
by Hyewon Yum
Enjoying multiples of everything including two beds, two polka-dot dresses and two dolls, twin sisters wonder how they will share a single mom who is also expecting a new baby. 

What to Expect When the New Baby Comes Home            J305.232
by Heidi Murkoff
Answers children's questions about what new babies look like, what they do and don't do, and what having one around the house will really be like. 

9 Months                    J306 NINE
by Courtney Adamo
Can you believe that every one of us started as a tiny egg in our mummy's belly? One tiny cell, not bigger than a speck of dust, will grow into a baby in just nine months’ time. In this book, we follow this amazing process called pregnancy, and see the miracle of a creation of a new life.

What to Expect When Mommy’s Having a Baby                 J306.87
by Heidi Murkoff
Explains a baby's development before birth and what will happen when the baby is born.

The New Baby at Your House                        J306.875
by Joanna Cole
Describes the activities and changes involved in having a new baby in the house and the feelings experienced by the older brothers and sisters. 

Babies Don’t Eat Pizza                       J649.10245
by Dianne Danzig
Presents information for older siblings about new infants, discussing how babies behave, the sleeping schedule they have, how they play, the noises and the faces they make, and the ways in which the family routine can change.