Big Brother Ian by Pauline OudBig Brother Ian by Pauline Oud

Big Brother Ian

IllustratorPauline Oud

Picture Books | March 25, 2016

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Look how big Mommy's belly is! It looks like a balloon!" says Ian. "Hello, who is in that belly? Baby, are you ready yet?" Ian is going to be a big brother, but it takes some getting used to. At first, everything belonged to him, and he could play with anything. The little bottle, the little cradle, the little top, the little bath, and the little baby seat were toys for Ian and his toy bunny. When he becomes a big brother, Ian suddenly has to share all his toys. When the baby also takes up his mommy's entire lap, Ian is fed up. But then something unexpected happens... . A warm and tender picture book about a toddler who has to get used to the fact that he is not an only child anymore. Pauline Oud paint a playful and familiar picture of what goes on in a child's mind when a new little brother or sister comes home. For children aged 30 months and up. - Guided Reading Level I"
Pauline Oud, born in 1963 in Hilversum, The Netherlands, has been working as an illustrator for over 15 years now. After her graduation from art school in 1985 she worked as an artist and art teacher for a while before applying her knowledge to her first love; children's books. Before she starts working, she likes to start her days wi...
Title:Big Brother IanFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.75 × 10.25 × 0.39 inShipping dimensions:9.75 × 10.25 × 0.39 inPublished:March 25, 2016Publisher:ClavisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605372587

ISBN - 13:9781605372587

Appropriate for ages: 3


Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR PAULINE OUD'S OTHER IAN & SARAH BOOKS: - A sweet addition to Pauline Oud's collection; I love her art and her short sentences are great for younger readers gaining more confidence in reading independently." - Mom Read It blog (SARAH AT THE WEDDING) - "A nice introduction for a little kids first wedding." - Ryan Franklin, librarian (SARAH AT THE WEDDING) - "This is a short and simple story with brightly colored drawings. Characters are drawn on a large scale with faces that are full of expression... .parents should find the book helpful." - School Library Journal (IAN IS MOVING) - "Ian's New Potty by Pauline Oud is definitely a book you'll want around if you're planning to get your child ready to transition out of diapers. With simple language Ian's story will encourage your youngster and let him know what he's feeling and doing is okay. He'll see the excitement on Ian's face as he gets to use his new potty for the first time and helps Mommy clean up afterwards." - CHILDREN'S AND TEEN BOOK CONNECTION (IAN'S NEW POTTY) "