A Baby Like You  
A Baby Like You
written by Catherine Thimmesh
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2019

The perfect baby shower gift ... the perfect anytime gift!

Whether it’s a first step or a first bath, all babies celebrate milestones as they grow. Connecting adorable babies across our ecosystem—from polar bear cubs, giraffe calves, and zebra colts to human babies—Sibert Medalist Catherine Thimmesh shows how we are more similar than we know. learn more ...

sturdy cardstock pages; rounded corners; soft, padded cover; 9" x 10", $14.99





  • An Amazon Best Children's Book of November
  • An Amazon #1 New Release


“Babies love babies. Babies love animals. Babies love learning about the world. This irresistible book has it all.” (School Library Journal, starred review)

“The informational asides about animals are concise and high interest….The photography is gorgeous, with fuzzy, adorable animal babies and diverse, equally cute human ones…. [Preschoolers] will love it.” (Kirkus)

“[T]he photos of adorable baby animals and diverse infant humans are certainly eye-catching…Sibert-medalist Thimmesh offers much to engage a wide audience.” (Booklist)

Friends: True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships
True Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendships

written by Catherine Thimmesh
New board book, HMH Books for Young Readers, 2019

The perfect baby shower gift ... the perfect anytime gift!

What makes a camel friends with a Vietnamese pig? Or a wild polar bear pals with a sled dog? Award-winning author Catherine Thimmesh makes us wonder at the beauty of unlikely animal friendships. Because the stories behind these friendships are true, they give readers insight into animals—and the rhyming text shows the audience that support and love for another crosses all divides. This book also expresses tolerance of differences and makes us look at the kindness of animals—and humans—a little differently. learn more ...

board book

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