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Best Kind of Baby
By Kate Laing and R. W. Alley (illustrator)
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Publisher Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication date June 1, 2003
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780803726628
ISBN-10 0803726627
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 11.25 in.
Weight 0.82 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $15.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
When her mother tells her about the soon-to-be new baby, Sophie says that she$d rather have a pet that does interesting and fun things, but upon the newborn's arrival, Sophie begins to see that babies are quite amusing too.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Sophie accepts that her mommy is going to have a baby . . . sort of. But she wishes it could be the kind of baby she wants. After all, a regular old human baby can't play like a puppy, make funny noises like a monkey, or blow bubbles like a fish. Or can it? Sophie's in for the best kind of surprise!

The feelings of a young child are beautifully captured in this insightful and funny portrait of one of childhood's most momentous experiences.

Pictures by R. W. Alley.

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9780803726628 | details & prices | 8.25 × 11.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.82 lbs | List price $15.99
About: When her parents tell her that her mother is expecting a baby, Sophie imagines that she will have a baby mouse or puppy or monkey or dolphin.

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