In this love letter to babies and their families, Barbara Reid captures the special joy that a newborn brings to the world. Welcome, baby, welcome! All the world is new, And all the world is waiting To be introduced to you. In this essential gift for new parents, celebrated author and illustrator Barbara Reid provides a wonderful celebration of the happiness babies bring to their families. In gentle rhymes, she lists all of the promises and cherished moments parents,grandparents and siblings plan to share with their new bundles of love, and using her trademark Plasticine artwork, Barbara decorates each spread with bright images of babies interacting with their families and the world around them, depictingscenes of simple joy and discovery. An absolute must-have for the nursery shelf!