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Vampire Baby

By Kelly Bennett
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

When Tootie gets her first teeth, it’s clear to her big brother that she’s no ordinary baby. But how to convince Mom and Dad?

It happens overnight: little sister Tootie goes from cuddly, ga-ga-googoo, I-want-my-ba-ba baby...vampire baby. Now she’s sinking her pointy fangs into everything — furniture, toys, and especially her big brother (“Youch, Tootie! No bite!” ). Mom insists that it’s just a phase, but Tootie’s brother knows better. Just look at her hairline! Or the fact that all her favorite foods are bloodred! With perfect comic timing, Kelly Bennett and Paul Meisel give a fresh slant to the new-baby story, proving that even monstrous little arrivals have a funny way of staking their siblings’ affections.

  • A gently funny story great for reading aloud.
  • Vampire theme makes this a nice choice for Halloween
  • Captures perfectly the joy and annoyance that come with a young sibling.

About the author

Kelly Bennett is the author of many books for children, including Not Norman: A Goldfish Story. Kelly Bennett lives in Houston, Texas.

About the illustrator

Paul Meisel is the illustrator of Harriet’s Had Enough! by Elissa Haden Guest, What’s the Matter in Mr. Whiskers’ Room? by Michael Elsohn Ross, Dear Baby by Sarah Sullivan, and many other books, including the Geisel Honor-winning See Me Run. Paul Meisel lives in Newtown, Connecticut.

ISBN: 9780763646912
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Dimensions: 240 x 269mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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