This cozy, lyrical picture book is an ode to the joy of welcoming a new baby—perfect for baby showers and new parents!
When baby opens his eyes to the sunlight for the first time, there are so many people waiting to welcome him 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, this celebratory book shows babies how much they are cherished.
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 and Welcome Home.
Rashin Kheiriyeh is an internationally recognized, award-winning illustrator, author, animator, and painter who has over twenty years of experience in publication and broadcasting. She has published over eighty children’s books in many countries. She has received many national and international awards including the Sendak Fellowship Award. Rashin is the character artist of the most popular Iranian animated series, Shekarestan/Sugarland. She was born in Iran but now lives in Washington, DC.