The Boss Baby by Marla FrazeeThe Boss Baby by Marla Frazee

The Boss Baby

byMarla FrazeeIllustratorMarla Frazee

Board Book | August 27, 2013

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A new baby shows everyone who’s really in charge in this hilarious board book from Caldecott Honoree Marla Frazee.

From the moment the baby arrived, it was obvious that he was the boss.

The boss baby is used to getting his way—drinks made to order 24/7, a private jet, and meetings around the clock. But when his demands aren’t getting proper responses, he has to go to new lengths to achieve the attention he deserves.

Marla Frazee brings her signature wit and humor—along with adorable illustrations—to a book that explores the effect of one family’s very unusual new arrival. This Classic Board Book edition is perfect for the youngest of readers (and the smallest of hands)!
Marla Frazee was born in Los Angeles, California on January 16, 1958. She received a bachelor of fine arts at Art Center College of Design in 1981. After graduating from college, she worked for various companies in advertising, educational publishing, toys, games, and magazines. In 1990, she illustrated her first book, World Famous Mur...
Title:The Boss BabyFormat:Board BookProduct dimensions:36 pages, 5.5 × 6 × 1.1 inShipping dimensions:5.5 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:August 27, 2013Publisher:Little SimonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1442487798

ISBN - 13:9781442487796

Appropriate for ages: 1


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny story.. The books are always better than the movies! This is a cute one for all the boss baby's in your life. Totally relatable in our case! lol
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love it Cute story and amazing graphics.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious Book Great to give as a gift, as parents enjoy the hilarious storyline. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious Love this book, it's hilarious and very cute. Would definitely recommend it to some new parents out there. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My family loves this! I purchased this book long before the movie came out and absolutely loved it! I have two boys and they very much enjoy it, my oldest who is 5 always jokes about how this is his little brother! Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humorous and gives perspective Adults like to think they are in charge, but it is so true that when they have a baby it is the baby that is in charge. All of a sudden the parents find themselves rearranging their schedules and making themselves available to meet the baby's needs. What a clever idea to turn into a book.
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite! This is my current favourite book to read to baby, it's the perfect length with fun illustrations and hilarious for the parents!
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun to read! Hilarious book and totally true if you have a boss baby. I enjoy reading this multiple times to my LO. Nice addition to our baby's library!
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny and TRUE! This book describes my first baby perfectly!
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my absolute favorites This book provided my husband and me with some much needed humor during our son's infant stage. It's absolutely on-point.
Date published: 2017-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious! This board book is a great size for little hands. The author describes the journey of having a "bossy" baby with humour and flare. I found this book quite entertaining.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for baby's first library! Parents: a baby book you can fully relate to! We absolutely love reading this book to our littles over and over again! It's comical and the illustration is cute. Makes a great baby shower or new parent gift!
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oh Baby....he's arriving This gem of a book is the perfect gift to give to new parents just on the cusp of welcoming a new arrival into their home. Just look at that face on the cover...and the black formal business suit (complete with a back trap door)...and guess who is in charge?  You guessed it, yep the baby!  He puts mom and dad on a 24/7 schedule demanding drinks made to order, plenty of perks which include his own lounge and spa and of course his own executive gym.  He makes it quite obvious who's running the ship and it's not mom and dad.   It's Captain Diaper Pants.  From the moment he is chauffeured home from the hospital and the door swings open wide, there he is, in all his glory, briefcase in hand, ready to make his move.  This adorable spoof will have seasoned parents nodding their heads in agreement and bring big smiles to their faces because they totally understand how life will change when baby CEO marches in and takes care of the family business, on his terms and in his way. The illustrations are hilarious and the antics and expressions are priceless.  Baby....look out! Here comes the boss and he means business.
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious This book is fantastic, Everyone with little kids needs this book!
Date published: 2011-03-25

Editorial Reviews

"Paired with perfectly timed, deadpan text, Frazee’s artwork is as slyly comic and artfully expressive as ever."--Booklist