This love letter written from mother to child invites readers to experience a baby's month-by-month development in the womb as compared to familiar fruits and vegetables.

A mother lovingly describes the sizes and stages of her baby's month-by-month development inside the womb, and the amazement of experiencing it from the outside.

Look at you - as big as a banana!
Some of your cells formed into bones,
and your arms and legs grew longer.
I could feel you kick!
Sometimes when I rubbed my belly,
I felt you thump back.
Was that your way of saying hello?


Simple, age-appropriate facts are woven into a tender and lyrical text that celebrates the miracle of a baby. It demystifies and informs readers, while simultaneously appreciating the wonder of it all. A perfect read-aloud for mother and child, or for children whose mothers are pregnant with a younger sibling.

Author - Carole Gerber
Number of Pages - 32
Format - Hardcover
Publisher - Candlewick
Published - 2019-05-14

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  • SKN: 38232
  • ID: F439C807
  • UPC: 9780593225738
  • MFR Number: 3225738
  • Ship to Quebec: Yes
  • Toysrus Recommended Age: 3 - 5 years
  • Language: English

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  • Item Height: 0.37 inches
  • Item Length: 11.38 inches
  • Item Weight: 1.19 lbs
  • Item Width: 10.38 inches

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How You Came to Be - English Edition

SKN: 38232

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