My First Favorite Story: Soon You Will Have a Sibling, Little Sparrow

Meine erste Lieblingsgeschichte: Du bekommst ein Geschwisterchen, kleiner Spatz

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20 pp 18 months + 17 x 14,5 cm EUR 7.99 January 2019 Board Book 978-3-473-43783-2


The little sparrow is so excited that there is an egg in the nest. Mama says that he’ll soon have a little sister or brother! Of course the sparrow has lots of questions: What will happen next? Was I inside an egg once, too? When will my baby sibling hatch? In the following days the sparrow helps Mama and Papa with nest building and other preparations. And then – finally – it is time. His little brother hatches from the egg, and now they are four in the sparrow’s nest!

This story about the arrival of a sibling touches on children’s experiences and feelings, and is told in an especially insightful way. The charming illustrations and the cheerful young sparrow ensure that this story will quickly become a favorite.

The Author

Katja Reider studied German and publishing and for many years was press speaker for the "Youth Research" competition in Hamburg, Germany. She became an author after the birth of her own children and has since then published numerous books for children and young people, many of which have been translated into other languages.

The Illustrator

Sebastien Braun was born in Strasbourg and studied art at University. After that, he was teaching applied art to sixth formers for a while, before becoming a freelance illustrator.

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English (worldwide), Hungarian, Luxembourigan, Romanian, Russian (worldwide), Turkish