Dog’s First Baby

Dog’s First Baby

By Natalie Nelson

Board Book

28 Pages

Ages 2-5 ‎

Quirk Books

Board Book ~ Kindle

I am a dog.

Are you a dog?

Welcoming a new baby to the family isn’t always easy. When his humans bring home someone new, Dog is determined to sniff out the truth. Is this arrival another dog, or something else? As Dog investigates, he might just find a new friend in this loud, silly creature.

With Dog’s First Baby, Natalie Nelson captures the wonder and humor of a new baby through a dog’s eyes. Sure to delight kids and dog parents alike, this playful and heartwarming board book promises to be a repeat read-aloud.

My Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Watch as friends for a lifetime are formed. Man’s best friend watches a baby and notices the differences. I think this book does a great job at telling a story from what a dog’s perspective may be when I new baby comes home. A wonderful book to introduce children to the bond between animals and themselves. Dogs that grow up with children are extremely protective and loyal. This board book is perfect for little hands and sturdy enough to withstand. Wonderful illustrations bring it all together!

About The Author

Natalie Nelson is an illustrator, picture book maker, and collage artist. Trained in graphic design and illustration, she works in a mixed media hybrid of cut paper, collage, and digital art, with an emphasis on intriguing shapes, textures, and layers. Her previous titles include Dog’s First Baby (Quirk 2021) and Holiday!. Her art is in demand from national clients including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, Curbed, Eater, The Bitter Southerner, Teach for America, Vox Media, Mailchimp, and more. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband, their dog, Coach, and their young son.

Huge thanks to Quirk Books for my gifted copy in exchange for my honest review. To get a copy for yourself click the link below!

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