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New York, Baby!

2.88  ·  Rating Details  ·  25 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Two babies go on two big-city adventures, and there are so many exciting sights to see! In New York, Baby!, Times Square, Broadway, Central Park, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art number among the top destinations; while in San Francisco, Baby!, the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman s Wharf, and Alcatraz are some of the main attractions. Rhyming text and charming illustration ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published April 25th 2012 by Chronicle Books (first published April 13th 2012)
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Jul 28, 2012 Cynthia rated it really liked it
Yeah, it's a 'little kid's' book! But it was great! I'm going to read it to all my niece's & nephew's....probably a couple/several times! I love NY!
May 03, 2012 Barbara rated it liked it
As in the case of San Francisco, Baby!, this appealing book provides a child's point of view on the delights of a city way across the continent, New York City. As his (presumably) mother strolls him about the city, he noshes on a bagel, a sandwich, and ice cream amid the urban whirl. The two visit the Metropolitan Museum, play in City Park, catch a matinee on Broadway, and head to the top of the Empire State Building. The smiles on the faces of the mother and son as they enjoy the hectic pace of ...more
Jul 30, 2012 Kendra rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Having never been to NYC I can't say how accurate this is but it seems to mostly hit the spots everyone knows about. Just seemed like it could be stereotypical, but then maybe lots of New Yorkers do really have bagels for breakfast and go to the Empire State Building. Would have like to see more things people who live there might do every day. Still, it's cute and has a nice rhyme so could be fun to prep kids for a trip.
Jul 25, 2012 Shannon rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2012
The writing seemed really jerky, and there was no real conflict or any reason to draw me through the story. This would be a useful book in a lesson on transition or time words like "after," "then," "next."
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Short and Sweet: Fun book, easy read-a-loud and great for soon-to-be travelers.
May 04, 2012 Jacqueline rated it liked it
Cute quick read, I do wish I knew who had written it because the text was perfect.
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