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What Does Baby Want?


This baby is not comforted by a teddy bear or toy. This baby wants only one thing: milk!


Tupera Tupera


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Price: USD$12.95

This baby is not comforted by a teddy bear or toy. This baby wants only one thing: milk!

When baby is hungry, neither his teddy bear, his ball, nor even his shiny tambourine will soothe him. This tribute to the nursing baby - and even more so, to the breastfeeding mother - will read as conventional to babies and toddlers but as taboo-busting to parents. Celebrate the natural magic of growing a baby with this simply worded, expertly illustrated, and shockingly honest shaped board book. Perfect for nursing babies, older siblings, and expectant parents. A sure-to-be favorite baby shower gift!



SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Board Book
Size: 195 x 200 mm (7 5/8 x 7 7/8 in)
Pages: 22 pp
Illustrations: 22 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714874074

Tupera Tupera is the award-winning Tokyo-based husband-and-wife design team of artists Tatsuya Kameyama and Atsuko Nakagawa. In addition to producing humorous, colourful, and highly original picture books and illustrations, they spread their talents across a wide variety of creative fields, including crafts, workshops, set design, animation, merchandise, and children's television. They have published over thirty children's books in Japan. This is their fifth book in English.

"Completely developmentally appropriate and fits with the pro-breast-feeding message most doctors advocate. All-around brilliant."—Kirkus STARRED Review

"Tupera's board book is the kind of surprising, canny offering that makes you wonder how no one else did it first... Very well done, and something you don't see every day. Unless you do."—Booklist

"My favorite book of the year: What Does Baby Want?... Because for many older siblings, this... is a daily reality. One they've undoubtedly never seen replicated in their literature before."—Betsy Bird @FuseEight

"What an honest and breastfeeding-positive message!"—5 Minutes for Mom

"You'll notice a distinctive difference about new board book What Does Baby Want? by Japanese design duo Tupera Tupera, which tells the story of a hungry baby and his breastfeeding mother. Perfect for reading aloud to nursing babies and their older siblings."—Baby London

"At a time when breastfeeding in public can still court reproach, this is a joyful, cheeky, and candid expression of one of the most elemental ways that mothers nurture their children."—Publishers Weekly

"Completely developmentally appropriate and fits with the pro-breast-feeding message most doctors advocate. All-around brilliant."—Kirkus STARRED Review

"Tupera's board book is the kind of surprising, canny offering that makes you wonder how no one else did it first... Very well done, and something you don't see every day. Unless you do."—Booklist

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