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Welcoming Babies

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
As we read about babies from tiny Luke, who is spending his first days of
life in an incubator, to Kasa, who is being introduced to the sunrise by her
grandmother, we realize that there are many different—and yet strikingly
similar—ways to welcome babies.
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Published June 1st 2003 by Tilbury House Publishers
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Lynn Plourde
Oct 05, 2015 Lynn Plourde rated it it was amazing
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WELCOMING BABIES is simple and complex all at once--as are babies! The repetitive format for each scene . . . We Kiss . . . We Touch . . . We Announce . . . We Celebrate weaves the narrative together. Each two-page spread shows and tells about a baby custom from a different culture. More info about each custom is included in the back matter. This book was DIVERSE before the "We Need Diverse" book movement ever began. A perfect "birth" gift, but I heard it was out of print--if so, time to bring i ...more
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Bethany Nolan
Delightful book details how various cultures welcome babies, including singing, blessing, naming and honoring them with gifts.
Brenna
Feb 12, 2011 Brenna rated it liked it
This is a good look at different new baby traditions in different cultures.
Sarah
Aug 22, 2010 Sarah rated it really liked it
About welcoming new babies around the world.
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