Groundwood Books

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Illustrated by Virginia Johnson • Written by Teddy Jam

For students in grades P - P | Published September 17, 2011 | ISBN 9781554980888
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / New Baby

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Regular price $8.95 CAD

22 pages | 6.625 in × 7 in
Print Format

About this book

This New Baby /bb

Virginia Johnson • Teddy Jam

A mother caring for her baby through the night reflects on the joys and mysteries of this new and precious life. With a simple poetic text and gorgeous Matisselike illustrations by renowned textile designer Virginia Johnson, This New Baby is a perfect evocation of parental love. Any person who has ever had a baby, anyone who would like to have a baby and anyone who has ever been a baby will be deeply touched by this beautiful book. The text for This New Baby was originally published in 1998.

About the Creators

Virginia Johnson

Virginia Johnson is a well-known textile designer who creates beautiful, colorful prints for clothing and home furnishings. She has also illustrated This New Baby by Teddy Jam.

Teddy Jam

Teddy Jam (Matt Cohen) was the pseudonymous author of many wonderful children's books, including Night Cars (which Michele Landsberg called "the Canadian Goodnight Moon"), This New Baby, and The Year of Fire, The Stoneboat, The Kid Line and The Fishing Summer, now collected in the anthology How We Were. He was also a novelist who won the Governor General's Award for his last novel, Elizabeth and After.

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