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Fa La La/Tra-la-la by Leslie Patricelli

Published 10 October 2017

“Even Scrooge himself couldn’t resist this cheerful Christmas cherub.” — Kirkus Reviews It’s almost Christmas, and Baby cannot contain the exuberance. There are things to decorate: a tree, a gingerbread house, a doggy! There are creative presents to make, Santa to see (be brave), carols to sing, and the big event itself. Celebrate the season with humor and joy as everyone’s favorite baby puts a special spin on Christmas. ¡Al bebé le encanta la Navidad! ¡Jo, jo, jo!


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Doggie Gets Scared by Leslie Patricelli

Published 3 September 2020

Shadows, strangers, thunder and lightning! Sometimes Doggie gets scared. Don't worry, Doggie. Baby is here.Baby's toy Doggie is scared of many things: shadows, swimming pools, strangers, loud noises. Boom! Good thing Baby is there to help, with a trusty blankie (which sometimes works). Baby also comforts Doggie at nursery and at the playground when Mummy steps out of their sight. But when Doggie himself goes missing, could that be too scary even for brave Baby? Leslie Patricelli gives a fearless...


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Mad, Mad, MAD by Leslie Patricelli

Published 3 September 2020

Flipping from sad to mad can make for a bad day, but Baby is learning some tricks for getting the happy back. Sometimes Baby is sad. And sometimes mad, mad, MAD! Baby screams and falls to the floor, and a spectacular tantrum follows, from furious crying to the final flop. What happens when Baby wants to stop, but even hugging a beloved blankie doesn’t dissolve the cranky? Maybe a walkabout is in order, with some mindful breathing to boot? Master of toddler expression Leslie Patricelli turns the...


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Potty by Leslie Patricelli

Published 14 September 2010

There comes a point in a toddler’s life when going in one’s diaper is only one possible option, and the question must be raised: Should I go in my potty?  With pitch-perfect humor and pacing, Leslie Patricelli follows the inner dialogue (sure to have little ones shouting responses) and hilarious actions of everyone’s favorite Baby, winding up with an over-the-top look of surprise and delight that will have both parents and offspring laughing out loud. "I did it!"



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Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli

Published 15 September 2003

Learning about opposites has never been more fun — or funny — than with this winning board book. Yummy! Spaghetti is yummy, but worms — and blue crayons, and sand, and other things too gross to mention — are definitely yucky when tasted. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli’s spirited board book, Yummy Yucky stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.


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Tickle by Leslie Patricelli

Published 6 February 2014

A subject dear to children’s hearts is in the spotlight as Leslie Patricelli’s beloved baby character returns. Watch out! Here comes Tickle Monster! Good thing this baby is NOT ticklish. Well, maybe just the feet . . . hee hee! And the tummy . . . pbbbb! And, oh no — not the armpits . . . har, har! Eee-hee! A spirited tickle fest winds up as a sweet family cuddle in a story sure to tickle kids’ funny bones.


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Huggy Kissy by Leslie Patricelli

Published 11 December 2012

Oh, baby! Leslie Patricelli’s one-haired wonder shares the love in a padded board book edition. When you’re an adorable bald baby, your family finds lots of ways to show you how much they love you: Mommy lifts you uppy, Daddy kisses you on the tummy, and everyone wants to snuggle. What’s not to love? With comedy and warmth, Leslie Patricelli offers a universal tribute to love and affection in a board book full of instant appeal for little valentines everywhere.


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Fa La La by Leslie Patricelli

Published 11 September 2012

Oh, baby! Leslie Patricelli’s one-haired wonder returns to revel in Christmas. It’s almost Christmas, and baby simply cannot contain the exuberance. There are things to decorate: a tree, a gingerbread house, a doggy! There are very creative presents to make, Santa to see (must be brave), carols to sing, not to mention the big event itself. Come celebrate the season with humor and joy as everyone’s favorite baby puts a special spin on Christmas.


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Toot by Leslie Patricelli

Published 6 February 2014

A subject dear to children’s hearts is in the spotlight as Leslie Patricelli’s beloved baby character returns. Everybody does it: Kitty, Doggie, Daddy — even Mommy! And when Leslie Patricelli’s beloved bald baby does it while running, it sounds like a train. This frank and very funny look at a certain noisy body function is perfectly suited to the youngest of listeners, while their giggling older siblings will be happy to read it aloud.


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Hop! Hop! by Leslie Patricelli

Published 10 February 2015

The inimitable Baby brings a humorous spin to the holidays in a board book fit for Easter baskets. The Easter Bunny is coming! It’s time to dye eggs. Did you know that red and blue make purple? That blue and yellow make green? That an art project may result in a multicolored Baby? There are bunny ears to wear (for the dog and cat, too) and an Easter basket to put out before bedtime. What will Baby find inside it the next morning?


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No No Yes Yes by Leslie Patricelli

Published 4 February 2008

YES! This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair. Yanking cat by tail: no NO. Gentle pat on back: yes YES. And it’s funny how dumping a bowl of food gets a very different reaction from mastering the use of a spoon. An expressive baby demonstrates familiar behaviors — and their predictable responses — in an amusing board book that merits a giant YES!


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Binky by Leslie Patricelli

Published 12 April 2005

A comically expressive tot pays tribute to the all-important Binky in a bright, playful board book sure to have instant toddler appeal. Anyone who's spent time with a toddler knows that few crises compare with the (even temporary) loss of a favorite binky. Here, in her humorous, bold graphic style, Leslie Patricelli plays up a scenario near and dear to every toddler's heart, raising the plaintive question: can there be any peace in the house when a beloved binky is not to be found?


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Yes Yes! by Leslie Patricelli

Published 9 September 2008


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Quiet Loud by Leslie Patricelli

Published 15 September 2003

Whether you read it quietly or loudly, learning about opposites has never been more fun - or funny - than with this winning board book. Sniffles are quiet, but sneezes are loud. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli’s spirited board book, QUIET LOUD, stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.


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Tubby by Leslie Patricelli

Published 14 September 2010

Hooray! SPLASH! Leslie Patricelli’s beloved Baby is back! It’s time for a bath! Whee! And Baby obliges as only he can, playing with bubbles (and using them to make facial disguises from Santa’s beard to bunny ears), imitating a motorboat, and letting Mommy wash his single hair. And what would tubby time be without running away naked and shiny clean—only to be scooped up and tickled? A beloved bedtime ritual takes on new joy in Leslie Patricelli’s bright artwork, exuberant language, and simple,...


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Silencio Ruido by Leslie Patricelli

Published 1 January 2004


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Baby Happy Baby Sad by Leslie Patricelli

Published 26 February 2008

YES! This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers HAPPY. A towering ice-cream cone makes Baby HAPPY. But when that delectable treat goes splat, it makes Baby SAD. And how quickly HAPPY turns to SAD when a favorite red balloon flies away! Even the littlest listeners will relate to this playful look at a pair of emotions that are part of every baby’s day.


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Papi by Leslie Patricelli

Published 2 March 2021

From everyone’s favorite one-haired baby comes a fond and funny ode in Spanish to a special papi, for Father’s Day or any day. ¡Papi hace cosquillas! ¡Papi canta! ¡Papi acurruca! Bebe comparte un poema cariñoso y divertido dedicado a un papá muy especial. Uppy, Daddy! Up so high. On the shoulders. Touch the sky. Baby’s papi is big and strong, and his legs are so, so long. He plays horsey, he sings, he cooks, he cleans—this daddy can do anything! In a sweet, simple board book threaded with s...


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Mommy by Leslie Patricelli

Published 2 March 2021

Every day is Mother’s Day as the inimitable Baby sings Mommy’s praises in a board book full of humor and heart. Now we dance. Wiggle, wiggle. I can make my mommy giggle! Mommy gives hugs and kisses and says Baby’s belly is delicious. She makes spaghetti that’s yummy and cleans Baby’s face and tummy. Then it’s off to the park to play hide-and-seek . . . where’s Mommy? Simple (and silly) pleasures abound in this Baby’s-eye celebration of a beloved mommy.