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There's a House Inside My Mummy

by Giles Andreae

  • Board Books
    $15.89
PUBLISHED: 5th January 2012
ISBN: 9781408315880
ANNOTATION:
A funny and tender board book story about a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Written by Giles Andreae, author of family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance.
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  • Board Books
    $15.89
PUBLISHED: 5th January 2012
ISBN: 9781408315880
ANNOTATION:
A funny and tender board book story about a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Written by Giles Andreae, author of family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance.

Annotation

A funny and tender board book story about a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Written by Giles Andreae, author of family favourite Giraffes Can't Dance.

Publisher Description

There's a house inside my mummy

Where my little brother grows,

or maybe it's my little sister

No one really knows.

A gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Told with humour and a simple rhyming text, this is the perfect picture book for all expectant brothers and sisters.

"A great book for sharing with your firstborn while your second is still in the 'tummy house'."

The Times

Author Biography

Giles Andreae is one of the most successful children's authors working today. His many bestselling and award-winning picture books include Giraffes Can't Dance, Rumble in the Jungle, The Lion Who Wanted to Love, Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy. Giles is also the creator behind the hugely successful Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton brands. He lives in London and Oxford with his wife and four children.

Vanessa Cabban studied at Brighton University and the Royal College of Art and has gone on to illustrate many award-winning books for children. As well as working on picture books, Vanessa is a fine artist and sculptor whose work is exhibited in galleries all over the UK. She lives in Northumberland with her husband and two miniature dachshunds.

Review

Creates a sense of security to encourage a young child to feel involved Junior A great book for sharing with your firstborn while your second is still in the 'tummy house'. The Times An everyday story made special by the gentle humour, simple rhyme and friendly pictures The Independent This clever story explores a child's perspective of his mummy being pregnant. Beautifully told in simple rhyme, it is a book that can be read over and over again Carousel When I asked friends with more than one child which book they'd recommend on the subject, the one that came up time and again was this one parentdish.co.uk This little board book tells it how it is through the eyes of a toddler Evening Echo It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea. The one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's There's a house inside my mummy Scottish Book Trust A popular book that captures the wonder and excitement of looking forward to a new member joining the family Families Magazine It can be really difficult for a child to adapt to a new member of the family and books are a great way to introduce the idea... the one I most frequently recommend is Giles Andreae's 'There's A House Inside My Mummy'. Scottish Book Trust

Long Description

There's a house inside my mummy Where my little brother grows, or maybe it's my little sister No one really knows. A gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Told with humour and a simple rhyming text, this is the perfect picture book for all expectant brothers and sisters."A great book for sharing with your firstborn while your second is still in the 'tummy house'." The Times

Product Details

Author
Giles Andreae
Year
2012
ISBN-10
1408315882
ISBN-13
9781408315880
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
chiefly col. Illustrations
Illustrator
Vanessa Cabban
Pages
26
Short Title
THERES A HOUSE INSIDE MY MUMMY
Audience Age
2-4
Language
English
Residence
London, ENK
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Format
Board Books
Publication Date
2012-01-01
Subtitle
Board Book
Audience
Primary & Secondary/Elementary & High School
UK Release Date
2012-01-05
AU Release Date
2012-01-05
NZ Release Date
2012-01-05

Product Reviews

15 Mar, 2021
Great book! Neat story-well written and nice and rhymey! :)
By Brooke