The New Baby (little Critter) by Mercer MayerThe New Baby (little Critter) by Mercer Mayer

The New Baby (little Critter)

byMercer MayerIllustratorMercer Mayer

Paperback | March 7, 2001

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Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter has a brand-new baby sister in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s rocking her to sleep, helping change diapers, or pushing the stroller, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to help a soon-to-be older sibling welcome a younger one!
MERCER MAYER began writing and illustrating children's books in 1966, and since then, he has published over 300 titles. Readers can open almost any of his award-winning books and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters. Drawing from his own childhood adventures for inspiration, Mayer created on...
Title:The New Baby (little Critter)Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 8.03 × 8.03 × 0.12 inPublished:March 7, 2001Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307119424

ISBN - 13:9780307119421

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

Customer Reviews of The New Baby (little Critter)


Rated 4 out of 5 by from The New Baby Sweet little story for any family welcoming another babe! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love these Such cute little stories and such a memorable set of characters
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great Loved reading Little Critter books growing up
Date published: 2017-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book Good introduction for new baby to come, set the expectation
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favourites as a kid This was just too cute and the illustrations are awesome
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for new readers My sister and I grew up loving these books. I love the fact I now get to buy them for her first child to keep the love of reading alive!
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Great for preparing kids for the arrival of younger siblings
Date published: 2017-05-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The New Baby (Little Critter) by Mercer Mayer I choose this book out of all the preparing for a new baby books because it is with a character that is already familiar to so many children. The well loved little critter gets a new baby sister. My favorite thing about this book is it isn't perfect from the start. Little critter tried reading to the new baby she doesn't listen, he tries making funny faces and she cries, he doesn't know what to do with the new baby and is having trouble dealing with it. But finally he finds what he can do with a baby and learns how to be a big brother! I don't have children of my own but I have watched families for years who have gone through this multiple times, they actually have this book and from what I viewed it was a great contribution to the situation. It is a hard change for a child especially if they are use to being the only one and I think it is important that this book shows that it can be hard, and you can cry, but also shows what great and fun things you can do when the baby comes and how cool it will be to be a big brother or sister.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Another great book in the little critter series, a fun simple way to explain to a little one that they may soon have a new sibling in the house and what it will mean.
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! Great way to introduce the fact of a new sibling in the family. Good read!
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Great book to help younger children understand a new sibling.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it A great way to introduce the idea of a new baby. These books touch all subjects of life in a simple manner for little ones to understand.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! Great for kids getting new siblings. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Perfect book for anyone expecting a new baby. It explains a lot about what the new baby will be like and that the baby won't be able to "play". Love the Critter series, perfect for any book collection
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great This book like all of Mercer Mayer's books are fun and to the point which is exactly what kids need. It emphasizes that babies don't "play" when they first come home without taking the fun out of having a new sibling.
Date published: 2009-12-24