Picture Books ~ New Baby


Alexander, Martha G.
Nobody Asked Me if I Wanted a Baby Sister
JUV 398.8.A377n

Resenting the attention and praise lavished on his new baby sister, Oliver tries to give her away to several people in the neighborhood. 2006.


Anholt, Laurence
Sophie and the New Baby
JUV 398.8.A5967s

Sophie waits through the seasons of the year for her sibling to be born and then experiences mixed feelings about the new baby. 2000.


Ballard, Robin
I Used to be the Baby
JUV 398.8.B2124i

A young boy helps his mother take care of his baby brother. 2002.


Cole, Joanna
I'm a Big Sister
JUV 398.8.C673i

A sister enumerates the joys of welcoming a new baby to the family and the advantages of already being big. 1997.


Cole, Joanna
I'm a Big Brother
JUV 398.8.C673ib

A child eagerly welcomes home his new baby brother. 1997.


Corey, Dorothy
Will There Be a Lap for Me?
JUV 398.8.C8126w

Kyle misses his time on Mother's lap while she is pregnant and is happy when the birth of his baby brother makes her lap available again. 1992.


Cummings, Pat
Angel Baby
JUV 398.8.C9126a

In her mother's eyes, Amanda Lynne's baby brother is a perfect angel, but to Amanda the baby doesn't always seem so angelic. 2000.


Cutler, Jane
Darcy and Gran Don't Like Babies
JUV 398.8.C976d

Darcy and Gran are not happy about the idea of a new baby coming, but they change their minds after the birth. 1993.


Danziger, Paula
Barfburger Baby, I Was Here First!
JUV 398.8.D2384b

Five-year-old Jonathon is not pleased when neighbors and relatives come to visit and admire his new baby brother. 2004.


Falwell, Cathryn
We Have a Baby
JUV 398.8.F199we EFL

The arrival of a new baby is a cause for celebration, presenting opportunities to love, watch, touch, and care for the new family member. 1993.


Foreman, Michael
Ben's Baby
JUV 3898.8.F761b

Ben asks his parents for a baby for his next birthday and by the time it comes around he has a baby brother. 1987.


Gregory, Valiska
Shirley's Wonderful Baby
JUV 398.8.G8627s

Shirley doesn't share her family's sentiment that their new baby is wonderful until Ms. Mump, the babysitter, comes to visit. 2002.


Hassett, John
We Got My Brother at the Zoo
JUV ME COLL 398.8.H277w

Mary Margaret Morrison has a hard time adjusting to her new baby brother and develops several outlandish stories about where he really came from. 1993.


Henkes, Kevin
Julius, the Baby of the World
JUV 398.8.H389ju

Lilly is convinced that the arrival of her new baby brother is the worst thing that has happened in their house, until Cousin Garland comes to visit. 1990.


Hest, Amy
You're the Boss, Baby Duck
JUV 398.8.H469y

When her parents make such a fuss over their new baby, Baby Duck feels neglected, until Grandpa helps her to realize that she is still important. 1997.


Holabird, Katharine
Angelina's Baby Sister
JUV 398.8.H691abs

Angelina's excitement over the arrival of a new baby turns to jealousy when her little sister becomes the center of attention. 2000.


Hurwitz, Johanna
Russell's Secret
JUV 398.8.H9495r

When Russell decides to stay home from nursery school and be a baby just like his new sister, he discovers that being treated like a baby when you are a big boy is no fun at all. 2001.


Kingsley, Emily Perl
A Baby Sister for Herry
JUV 398.8.K615b EFL

A little blue monster named Herry finds life in his family greatly changed after he gets a new baby sister. 1984.


London, Jonathan
Froggy's Baby Sister
JUV 398.8.L846fbs

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. 2003.


McClelland, Julia
This Baby
JUV 398.8.M13t

Andrew the bear sulks when he thinks about the new baby that is coming to his family, until his parents tell him how much they are going to need his help. 1994.


Moers, Hermann
Hugo's Baby Brother
JUV 398.8.M723h

Hugo the young lion, although fully grown, resents sharing his mother's attention with his new baby brother. 1992.


Robbins, Beth
Tom, Ally, and the New Baby
JUV 398.8.R5344t EFL

Feline siblings Tom and Ally feel both excited and a little worried when they hear that there will be a new baby in their family. 2001.


Saltzberg, Barney
Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Baby?
JUV 398.8.S179co

There's a new baby in the house, and Cornelius realizes he's not quite ready. 2009.


Sheldon, Annette
Big Sister Now: A Story About Me and Our New Baby
JUV 398.8.S5442b

A little girl gets used to sharing her parents with her baby brother and realizes there are some benefits to being a big sister now. 2006.


Simon, Norma
The Baby House
JUV 398.8.S599b

A child tells how the family gets ready for the birth of kittens, puppies, and a new baby. 1995.


Van Leeuwen, Jean
Benny & Beautiful Baby Delilah
JUV 398.8.V324b

Benny is not pleased when his new baby sister, Delilah, arrives at his house. 2006.


Winter, Susan
A Baby Just Like Me
JUV 398.8.W7344b

Although at first she is disappointed with her new baby sister, Martha comes to appreciate her with time. 1994.


Bunting, Eve
Jin Woo
JUV 398.8.B886ji

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. 2001.


Krishnaswami, Uma
Bringing Asha Home
JUV 398.8.K8975b EFL

Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India. 2006.


McMahon, Patricia
Just Add One Chinese Sister
JUV 398.8.M2273j

Uses the family's own words to describe the arrival of Claire from China to her adoptive home, where her big brother Conor anticipates the day his new sister would arrive. 2005.