Books About a New Sibling

Adjusting to a new brother or sister can be tough. A new baby sounds like a great idea, but once the squalling bundle comes home, it can be a different story! These books face the issue head-on with humor and a knowing wisdom. For more family-themed books and books for the youngest readers, check out our lists of Books About Families and Best Books for Babies and Toddlers.

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Use Your Words, Sophie

age 3+

Charming tale of language, welcoming new sibling.

By: Rosemary Wells (2015)
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Wolfie the Bunny

age 3+

A fresh and funny take on new baby in the house.

By: Ame Dyckman (2015)
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Behold! A Baby

age 3+

Big brother finds special role in funny new-sibling book.

By: Stephanie Watson (2015)
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Gwendolyn Grace

age 4+

Bouncy big sis learns to tone down noise for new baby.

By: Katherine Hannigan (2015)
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Lazy Little Loafers

age 4+

Witty take on babies by one disgruntled big sis.

By: Susan Orlean (2008)
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Little Miss, Big Sis

age 4+

Big sis loves little sis in sweet new-sibling tale.

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Mail Harry to the Moon!

age 4+

Humorous take on a big sibling's jealous feelings.

By: Robie H. Harris (2008)
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Welcome to the Big Kids Club: What Every Older Sibling Needs to Know!

age 4+

Factual, funny info book for big kids is full of warmth.

By: Chelsea Clinton (2022)
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The Year of the Baby: Anna Wang, Book 2

age 6+

Sweet tale of adopted sibling and her loving older sister.

By: Andrea Cheng (2013)
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Oh, Sal

age 8+

Wonderful chapter book about new-sibling emotions.

By: Kevin Henkes (2022)