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About The Book

This cozy, lyrical picture book is an ode to the joy of welcoming a new baby—perfect for baby showers and new parents!

There are so many people waiting to welcome a new baby into the world! First mom and dad, then siblings, then grandparents—then aunts, uncles, cousins, and neighbors surround the new little one with love. With gentle, rhyming text and warm, exuberant illustrations, this celebratory book shows babies how much they are cherished.

About The Author

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Aimee Reid is an author with a background in education and editing. She taught high school English, music, and special education before she began to work full-time as a writer. She is the author of Mama’s Day with Little Gray, Welcome Home, and First Morning Sun.

About The Illustrator

Photograph by Sina Nayeri

Rashin Kheiriyeh has a master’s degree in graphic design and a doctorate in illustration and has illustrated more than eighty books in half a dozen languages, including Welcome Home by Aimee Reid and Story Boat by Kyo Maclear, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. She was a 2017 Maurice Sendak fellow and is a lecturer at the University of Maryland. She was born in Khorramshahr, Iran, and now lives in Washington, DC. Visit her at RashinArt.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Beach Lane Books (January 4, 2022)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534438866
  • Lexile ® AD510L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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