The New Small Person - Lauren Child

Elmore thrives as an only child. His parents adore him, showering him with affection and attention. Until The New Small Person (Candlewick, $17.99) arrives, ruining everything. Everyone seems to like this new addition; but Elmore wants to send it back to wherever it came from. Author and illustrator Lauren Child lovingly portrays the often thorny experience of welcoming a new member to a family. The book, featuring Child’s signature, vibrant illustrations, keenly depicts the growth of feeling for a new sibling and keeps readers anxiously wondering whether Elmore will come to love this new small person until the final pages. Ages 4-7. Kasie Griffitts

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By Lauren Child, Lauren Child (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763678104
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Candlewick - February 10th, 2015