Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

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Julius, the Baby of the World

Julius, the Baby of the World

Fall 1991 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 0688089437
Hardcover Price: $11.19
When Lily found out she was going to be a big sister she was the best big sister in the world. She sang lullabies to the unborn baby, she gave him things, she told him secrets. But-"After Julius was born, it was a different story.

"Trust me. Babies are dreadful," a new Lily says candidly, and while child and adult reader laugh aloud Kevin Henkes works his text and pictures to a more than reasonably happy conclusion.

Review   ©1991 Parents' Choice

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