Parents' Guide to

King Baby

By Jan Carr, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Babies rule in this hilarious take on their development.

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Babies reign in this hilarious, perceptive, and affectionate take on a new baby and his smart but sometimes tyrannical strategies to communicate his demands and thereby grow and develop. When King Baby needs to be fed, burped, and changed, his attentive parents hop to. But then he wants "the thing," and he reaches and points, his tired, baffled parents bring him THE WRONG THING! So he decides "King Baby will get the thing HIMSELF!" -- just the motivation he needs to learn to crawl.

Parents will recognize themselves in these loving but sometimes exhausted parents, and kids will have fun thinking back proudly on all they learned when they were babies and toddlers. The story is narrated by King Baby himself, with just the right amount of developmentally appropriate self-absorption -- "These subjects are fools!" -- and loads of humor.

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