Bedtime Book for Bump (Hardcover)

Bedtime Book for Bump By Ruth Symons, Anneli Bray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruth Symons, Anneli Bray (Illustrator)
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This gorgeously presented keepsake is the perfect gift for expectant parents, allowing them to start bonding with their unborn baby.

By the third trimester, your baby's ears are ready to hear Bedtime Book for Bump features a gentle rhyme to read to bump, beautiful illustrations, pages for you to personalize, and expert insights into pregnancy.

With an introduction by Dr. Kimberley Bennett (@the_psychologists_child) about reading to children before they are born, parents-to-be will learn the importance of sound and rhythm for their child's development in utero.
The rhyming text that follows is a lyrical poem exploring the emotions of pregnancy and the hopes and dreams of life with a new child. Parents are encouraged to read the poem aloud to bump, creating a loving, bonding routine that enables the unborn baby to become familiar with their parents' voices--whether they are the birthing parent or not. The poem is accompanied by the stunning illustrations of Anneli Bray, featuring adorable animal parents and children.

You'll be able to personalize the book, too, with a letter written to baby ahead of their birth and a page to record their name, weight, and date of birth, making this book a treasured heirloom to pass on to your child. At the back of the book is a secure envelope where parents can keep photos and other treasured items.

Bedtime Book for Bump makes the ideal pregnancy gift for baby showers, Mother's Day, Father's Day ... or just because

About the Author

Ruth Symons is the author of several children's books, including A Year in the Wild, Christmas Lights, the Paper World series, and the Sophie la girafe board books. When she's not writing and editing, Ruth loves gardening, hiking, and hosting elaborate teddy bear tea parties with her young daughter. She lives in London, UK. Anneli Bray is a children's illustrator from North West England. She studied illustration at Norwich University of the Arts and after became a bookseller who dreamed of having her own illustrations in a book one day. Now she is best known for her warm, colorful illustrations that are influenced by her love of travel, nature, and adventure. She likes in Lancaster, UK.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798887701851
Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press
Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Pages: 48
Language: English