New York Baby: A Local Baby Book

Puck (Author) Violet Lemay (Illustrator)


New York babies don't just say "Mama" - they say "MoMA" And they know all of the important shapes, like pizza and bagels and pretzels.

In New York Baby, diverse babies act as the guides, showcasing where they live and play in the big city while providing an authentic tour of all things local in this colorful board book. From famed attractions to iconic sights, this educational and entertaining read captures the essence of what it means to live in and visit New York City. The last spread offers tips for activities to enjoy on every page of the book, from finding hidden objects to pointing to shapes and letters, allowing the book to be read over and over again

Product Details

$8.95  $8.23
Publish Date
May 01, 2012
5.9 X 0.6 X 5.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author

Puck is the author of the "Wow! New York City" and the Cool Counting Books series, which includes "123 Boston," "123 California," "123 Chicago," "123 New York," "123 Philadelphia," "123 San Francisco," "123 Texas," and "123 USA." He has worked as a writer, editor, and translator for national publications and publishing houses. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Violet Lemay is an illustrator whose work has appeared in "American Baby," "Better Homes and Gardens," "Elle," "Family Circle," "Modern Bride," the "New York Times," "Parent and Child," "Seventeen," and the "Wall Street Journal." She is the illustrator of "Doodle New York," "My Foodie ABC," and "My Foodie ABC Placemats." She lives in Savannah, Georgia.


"Baby's official guidebook." --Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine
"Headed to the Big Apple anytime soon? Even if you're not, this book will delight young world travelers who will learn about what other kids do in a big city. For extra fun on your future trip, the book contains I-spy type activities in the end pages." --Golden Gate Mothers Group

"This book is positively adorable and must-have for all New York babies . . . and their moms. Highly recommended for all New York babies!"

"A great gift to give to someone who lives in the city or dreams of being there."