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There's a House Inside My Mummy
Author: Giles Andreae
Illustrator: Vanessa Cabban
How this book may help: Providing a reassuring introduction to pregnancy and child birth for the very young.
This rhyming book is narrated by a small boy, who describes his mother's pregnancy in a positive... read more

Tags: facts of life, brother, family, new baby, sibling, sister

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My Sister is an Alien
Author: Rachel Bright
Illustrator: Rachel Bright
How this book may help: This book would be a good choice for a child who is getting to grips with the birth of a brother or sister. It cleverly addresses the confusion children may sometimes feel about whether or not their new sibling is a permanent fixture in the household!
Alfie is crazy about space. His favourite things are: 1. aliens, 2. rockets, 3. the moon – in... read more

Tags: new baby, sibling, sister

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Tinysaurus
Author: Sheryl Webster
Illustrator: Jan Fearnley
How this book may help: May help a child who is feeling fed up about being the youngest and not being able to do some of the things an older sister or brother gets to do.
Tinyasaurus comes from a family of dinosaurs. He is the youngest but is fed up with getting told he... read more

Tags: brother, co-operation, emotions, family, sibling, sister

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How Are Babies Made? (Flip Flap)
Author: Alistair Smith
Illustrator:
How this book may help: A good choice for a child who is curious about how babies are made, how they grow inside their mother, and what happens when they are born. It is factually accurate but also simple enough for very young children and is not sexually explicit.
This non-fiction picture book answers many questions a curious child may have about pregnancy and... read more

Tags: brother, facts of life, mother, new baby, sister

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There's Going to Be a Baby
Author: John Burningham
Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury
How this book may help: Prepares a child for the birth of a sibling, guiding a young reader through the excitement of pregnancy towards the birth of a brother or sister to love.
A little boy is told that there is going to be a baby and so begins a series of questions about... read more

Tags: brother, mother, new baby, sibling, sister

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Mine!
Author: Rachel Bright
Illustrator: Rachel Bright
How this book may help: A light-hearted way to introduce the concepts of sharing and co-operation to young children.
Twin girls Fifi and Frankie have very different tastes and preferences. While Fifi loves pink,... read more

Tags: behaviour, co-operation, family, jealousy, politeness, sharing, sibling, sister

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You're All My Favourite
Author: Sam McBratney
Illustrator: Anita Jeram
How this book may help: Reassuring a child their parents love them and their siblings equally.
Three sibling bears start to worry that they can't ALL be "the most wonderful baby bears in the... read more

Tags: brother, emotions, family, love, new baby, sharing, sister

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Wilbie's Gift
Author: Sally Chambers
Illustrator: Sally Chambers
How this book may help: Acknowledging some common uncertainties a child may have associated with a new baby in the house.
Wilbie the duck spots a pair of fantastic trainers in a shop window. He asks his Dad if he can have... read more

Tags: brother, new baby, sister

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Where Did That Baby Come From?
Author: Debi Gliori
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
How this book may help: The book reflects the frustration of the toddler in a sympathetic way at the presence of a new sibling and the pictures present plenty to talk about and laugh at with a young child as you go through the tale.
This book deals with the arrival of a new baby in the home of a toddler. It is written from the... read more

Tags: brother, emotions, family, jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

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I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed (Charlie and Lola)
Author: Lauren Child
Illustrator: Lauren Child
How this book may help: A good starting point for a discussion on the importance of good bedtime habits!
Lauren Child's popular sibling duo Charlie and Lola have a place in many young children's... read more

Tags: brother, co-operation, sibling, sister

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Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep
Author: Joyce Dunbar
Illustrator: Debi Gliori
How this book may help: May comfort a child who is experiencing bad dreams or who is afraid of the dark.
Little bunny Willa is scared to go to sleep as she's worried she may have a bad dream. Big brother... read more

Tags: nightmares, fears, fear of the dark, brother, anxiety, phobias, sibling, sister

Average reader rating:

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My Baby Sister
Author: Emma Cichester Clark
Illustrator: Emma Chichester Clark
How this book may help: Acknowledging that children may feel jealous of new siblings at first, but promoting their acceptance. May also comfort a child who is nervous about a loved one going to hospital.
Humber's Granny looks after him while his Mum goes away. She tells Humber that when she returns she... read more

Tags: sibling, new baby, jealousy, sister

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Our Stripy Baby
Author: Gillian Shields
Illustrator: Paula Metcalf
How this book may help: Encourages children to accept the fact that everyone is different. This book may help a child who is struggling to come to terms with having a sibling with special needs.
The characters in this book are purple alien-like creatures with coloured spots on their skin. Zara... read more

Tags: new baby, family, diversity, disability, brother, being different, behaviour, sister

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There's an Ouch in my Pouch!
Author: Jeanne Willis
Illustrator: Garry Parsons
How this book may help: Gently explains to an older sibling that they are not 'being replaced' by a new baby, and their parents will love them just as much.
Little kangaroo is upset because his mother's pouch, which used to be so comfortable, is now all... read more

Tags: jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

Average reader rating:

 5 out of 5

Share!
Author: Anthea Simmons
Illustrator: Georgie Birkett
How this book may help: This book may help to explore disgruntled feelings between an older and a younger baby sibling who at about 6 months is starting to want to play with their toys and things. It is hard to share everything and resentment can build up inside.
Sharing can seem difficult and a bit unfair, especially with a younger baby brother wanting to pull... read more

Tags: brother, co-operation, compliance, sharing, sibling, sister

Average reader rating:

 5 out of 5

Maggie's Monkeys
Author: Linda Saunders-Wells
Illustrator: Abby Carter
How this book may help: Shows that having imaginary friends is nothing to be afraid of.
Maggie has a family of pink monkeys in the fridge. This doesn’t bother the rest of the family... read more

Tags: brother, co-operation, sister

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Our Baby Inside
Author: Mick Manning
Illustrator: Brita Granstrom
How this book may help: A positive yet realistic view of what it's like to have a baby – explaining to children where they come from.
This engaging book uses half-page flaps to reveal how a baby grows inside its mother’s tummy. It... read more

Tags: brother, family, new baby, sister

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When the World Was Waiting for You
Author: Gillian Shields
Illustrator: Anna Currey
How this book may help: Understanding and celebrating the arrival of a new baby.
A family of rabbits prepares for the much-anticipated arrival of a new baby by decorating the... read more

Tags: brother, new baby, sibling, sister

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The Perfect Baby
Author: Tony Bradman
Illustrator: Holly Swain
How this book may help: It may help an older sibling cope with the bringing home of a new baby.
When baby William was brought home from hospital he was not quite what his big sister Lucy was... read more

Tags: sibling, new baby, jealousy, family, brother, sister

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No, Baby, No
Author: Grace Nichols
Illustrator: Eleanor Taylor
How this book may help: A good choice for an older sibling to set expectations of what it is like to have a baby in the household. Featuring a multi-cultural family.
Baby is busy doing all the things babies love to do, like exploring the kitchen, chewing up... read more

Tags: sibling, multicultural, diversity, brother, sister

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It's Not Fair!
Author: Anita Harper
Illustrator: Mary McQuillan
How this book may help: Children with a baby brother or sister may identify with this story, which acknowledges the advantages and disadvantages of being the older sibling.
The central character in this picture book (a young cat) feels that lots of things about having a... read more

Tags: brother, emotions, family, jealousy, new baby, sibling, sister

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Naughty Toes
Author: Ann Bonwill
Illustrator: Teresa Muffin
How this book may help: For any child who doesn't quite fit in
Chloe's sister, Belinda, is the perfect ballerina, in her pink and white leotard and moving... read more

Tags: being different, sister

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That's Mine
Author: Jennifer Northway
Illustrator:
How this book may help: New Baby/Sibling Rivalry/Parent's Attention
William doesn't like the fact that his baby sister gets all the attention and mum doesn't seem to... read more

Tags: jealousy, new baby, sharing, sister

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Sometimes
Author: Rebecca Elliott
Illustrator: Rebecca Elliott
How this book may help: Children with siblings with long term illness
Toby's sister is very brave when she goes into hospital and Toby has to learn to be very brave as... read more

Tags: family, hospital, illness, love, serious illness, sibling, sister

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The Tunnel
Author: Anthony Browne
Illustrator: Anthony Browne
How this book may help: Siblings frequently struggle to get along. This book will help brothers and sisters recognise the love that underlies their sometimes fraught relationship.
Rose and Jack do not like doing any of the same things and argue all the time when they are... read more

Tags: anxiety, brother, co-operation, family, friends, relationships, sister

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Baby on Board
Author: Kes Gray
Illustrator: Sarah Nayler
How this book may help: A good starting point to discuss the facts of life with young children. May help to set expectations of how a mother's pregnancy will change life for an older sibling.
Publisher's summary: "The story traces the 9 months during which a family await the birth of a new baby. Written from the..." read more

Tags: brother, facts of life, new baby, sister

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My Brother is Different: A Book for Young Children Who Have a Brother or Sister with Autism
Author: Louise Gorrod
Illustrator: Beccy Carver
Publisher's summary: "Written by a mother of a child with autism and beautifully illustrated in full colour, this book..." read more

Tags: autism, behaviour, brother, disability, sister

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Just Because
Author: Rebecca Elliott
Illustrator: Rebecca Elliott
How this book may help: Promoting tolerance and celebrating diversity. May help children to realise that those with disabilities can achieve as much as those who are able-bodied.
Publisher's summary: "'My big sister Clemmie is my best friend. She can't walk, talk, move around much, cook macaroni,..." read more

Tags: brother, being different, disability, love, sister, wheelchair

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