Baby, Come Away

Victoria Adler; illustrated by David Walker

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Readers, come away! Join in as baby sips tea with a bird in a tip-top tree, floats with a cat in a milk-white sea, and dances with a fish to a deep-sea band, only to return at the end of the day to Mama’s waiting arms. With enchanting, vibrant illustrations and lyrical verse that begs to be read aloud, this book is a love song from all of us who delight in our babies—and want to give them the world.

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“Though there’s no shortage of books that delight in toddler love, this offering is destined to become a cherished favorite...Full of rhyme, alliteration, and playful wording, the text lends itself to group reading or one-on-one sharing equally well...The text has a songlike cadence that is a joy to read out loud. ”--School Library Journal
 
“Walker’s round-headed toddler and friendly, dot-eyed animals populate smudgy and warm scenes that capture the boy’s body language and the welcoming nature of the worlds he explores.” --Publishers Weekly

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Victoria Adler; illustrated by David Walker

Victoria Adler is the author of All of Baby, Nose to Toes. She lives in New York City. David Walker has illustrated many books for children, including Ann Whitford Paul’s Little Monkey Says Good Night and If Animals Kissed Good Night. He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  

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Baby, Come Away
Victoria Adler; illustrated by David Walker

Hardcover

Hardcover
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
November 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780374304805
ISBN10: 0374304807
Picture Book
11 x 8 1/2 inches, 40 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 1 to 4
Grade Range: p to p
$16.99
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