Mommy, Baby, and Me
Linda Elovitz Marshall, Ged Adamson
(Peter Pauper Press, Inc., Oct. 1, 2017)
A long time ago, it was just Mommy and me.We were very good friends.We did everything together.It was very nice.But then . . . things changed.A dog's world is turned upside-down when his owner brings home a new baby. How will the pooch adjust to the noisy, smelly, mostly furless creature who is hogging all the attention?This humorous picture book story of a family dog's adjustment to the arrival of a new baby will appeal to young readers adjusting to new siblings themselves.Children will enjoy the story's unexpected voice: the first-person point-of-view of the dog.Exuberant, full-color, cartoon-style illustrations add to the fun.Hardcover picture book with dust jacket.32 pages.8-3/4 inches wide by 11-1/4 inches high.Author Linda Elovitz Marshall recalls how her first dog reacted when she brought home her first baby -- her pooch was not exactly a happy camper. Luckily, dog and baby ended up becoming the best of friends. Linda lives with her husband on a farm in the Hudson River Valley.Illustrator Ged Adamson grew up in Liverpool, England. As a boy, when he wasn't watching TV, he was drawing and doodling. And drawing dogs is something Ged does a lot. He drew the dog in this book as a corgi but Ged insists that it's not because the Queen of England has one, he just really likes corgis.