His Royal Highness, King Baby

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His Royal Highness, King Baby
Written by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763697931
ISBN-13: 9780763697938
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His Royal Highness, King Baby
A Terrible True Story

author: Sally Lloyd-Jones

Once upon a time there was a happy family: A mom, a dad, a gerbil, and the most beautifulest, cleverest, ever so kindest Princess. . . .
On one horrible day, a new ruler is born into a young princess’s family — a ruler she dubs His Royal Highness, King Baby. This small interloper is so smelly. He is so noisy. And all the talk in the Land is about him (“Such a nice burp!” “Oh, what a lovely poo-poo!”), nonstop, ALL THE TIME! Has there ever been such an era of wicked rule? With whimsy and sympathy, Sally Lloyd-Jones tells a satisfying tale of usurped attention — and rapprochement — that every big brother or sister will relate to, while illustrator David Roberts captures all the hilarious details of a child’s active imagination.

When an older sibling with a flair for the dramatic shares her kingdom with a baby tyrant, can there be a happily ever after?
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763697931 /  9780763697938
on sale date:
09/2017
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Family; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Sally Lloyd-Jones is the author of several children’s books, including Skip to the Loo, My Darling! A Potty Book and How to Be a Baby . . . by Me, the Big Sister, which was a New York Times bestseller. Sally Lloyd-Jones lives in New York City.
illustrator’s comments:
David Roberts is the illustrator of many books for children, including The Dunderheads, written by Paul Fleischman, which was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal; The Dumpster Diver, written by Janet S. Wong; and several acclaimed titles by Andrea Beaty, including Rosie Revere, Engineer and Ada Twist, Scientist. Born in Liverpool, he now lives in London.
 
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