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Eleanor longs to play with her baby brother, but newborn Reuben is always asleep. Will Eleanor wear out with waiting?
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 2015 by Little Hare Books
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Hannah Benson
Sep 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
If a toddler could write a book about getting a new baby brother or sister, this would be it. I am sure most toddlers will relate to Eleanor going about her busy toddler day. The story captures perfectly the time when a new baby comes home, including the excitement of having a new friend to play with and the frustrating fact that new babies are often too busy sleeping to join in all the toddler fun. The illustrations are gorgeous. I wish this book was available to read to my son before we had ou ...more
Sarah Rosborg
Feb 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A gorgeous book for your child if you are expecting another.. or even if you are not! we love reading this.. beautifully illustrated <3
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Feb 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Eleanor has a new baby brother. She waits eagerly at home for him with her grandparents, greeting him with a kiss when he arrives, and immediately asks if he can come out to play, the reply to which is a gentle and soon familiar refrain, ‘The baby is too busy sleeping,’

She spends this charmed first day playing in the garden, playing with her toys, playing with her grandparents, all the while asking when baby Rueben can come and join her, ‘Too busy sleeping,’ Even when he awakens, he has to feed
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Zanni Louise has published several picture books with award-winning illustrators, including 'Archie and the Bear' and 'Errol!' She has a 6-book series called 'Tiggy and the Magic Paintbrush', and her junior fiction series will be released this July.

Her books are sold in 19 territories worldwide, and have been long-listed in the CBCA Awards. 'Archie and the Bear' has been selected for the prestigi
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