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3.59  ·  Rating Details  ·  37 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
Samuel will bea big brother soon, and on Monday during show-and-tell he announces that he is having a baby. Before long, his kidergarten classmates join in the fun and by Friday, each of them is "expecting" to add a new member to the classroom family--from triplets to a beagle to a stegosaurus and even a dump truck!

But Samuel's excitment dampens as he worries about sharing
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 27th 2010 by Tricycle Press
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Treasure
In this picture book, Samuel announces during Show and Tell that he is going to have a baby. Soon, everyone in kindergarten is having a baby, though some are having triplets, a stegosaurus, or a beagle! The children practice rocking, changing, feeding, and caring for their babies, while their flabbergasted teacher Mr. Donald looks on. Samuel and his dad bring his baby sister to school at the end of the book, and all the children rock their babies to sleep together.
The book is cute, but Mr. Donal
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Sara Lemonade
Nov 12, 2014 Sara Lemonade rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Samuel is going to have a new baby in his class, and soon, every kid in the class is expecting a baby of his or her own. Some are single human babies, one is triplets, one's a stegosaurus. Outrageous story with a reasonable build and a whole lot of heart.
Rachael
Dec 01, 2014 Rachael rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet story, set entirely at school. The pictures are very cute, and feature a small but diverse class and a male kindergarten teacher. My little guy loved it.
Rachel
This is cute story about a boy whose mother is having a baby. He tells his kindergarten class and they all get involved with "having their own baby". It is a fun story for anyone who's parents are expecting a child or who knows someone who is. In my opinion, it isn't a super interesting story for someone who is not in that situation.
Nance
Dec 16, 2010 Nance rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cute book with a wonderful kindergarten classroom. The community that is formed and the friendship is strong. The pictures are colorful and exciting. The text is a little wordy.
Valerie
Possible storytime read, but most I won't use it in that setting. Great book for soon-to-be older brothers and sisters.
Mary
Samuel tells his kindergarten that he is going to be a big brother, but as time draws near his excitement wanes.
Abby
Boys and girls in the Kindergarten class are pretending to expect and care for babies (dinosaur, goldfish and human)
Candida
This was a nice book but I found it a little odd that the teacher didn't correct any of their misconceptions!
Heather
Hilarious. This guy has kindergartners spot-on! I love all of the "babies" the kids claim to be having.
Dee
May 07, 2010 Dee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s-books
Very cute. Wonderful book for new brother or sister.
Danica Midlil
I love wonderful male teachers of preschool classrooms!
Betsey
Jan 27, 2013 Betsey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My 6-year old thought this was really funny. So did I.
Megan
Aug 27, 2010 Megan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
Samuel is having a baby & so are his classmates.
Ginny
Feb 24, 2011 Ginny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I want a dinosaur baby!
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