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Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she cant convince Ami that you just dont bring your younger sister to your friends party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win every game, but after the party she steals Rubinas prized party favor, a red lollipop. Whats a fed-up big sister to do?
Rukhsana Khans clever story and Sophie Blackalls irresistible illustrations make for a powerful combination in this fresh and surprising picture book.
Gia is tired of hearing about the new baby. It hasn’t even been born yet, but everyone, even her friends, seem fixated on it. Gia thinks things are fine just the way they are! And she’s worried: if the baby’s such a big deal now, what’s going to happen to Gia’s nice, cozy life with Mama once it’s born?
Beloved author Jacqueline Woodson and Sophie Blackall have created a heartwarming story for kids adjusting to the idea of a new family member. Young readers will be reassured by Gia’s eventual understanding that the baby won’t ruin the special bond she has with her mom, and might even be a sweet addition to the family.