Please sign-in to...
  • Save Orders
  • View Saved Orders
  • View Order History
  • Save Wish Lists
  • Move Wish List to Cart
  • and more!

Do not show this message again.

Recently Viewed Products

You have not viewed any products recently.

Big Brothers Are the Best
Big Brothers Are the Best
Alternative Views
  • There are no alternate images available for this product.
Reviewed Titles

Big Brothers Are the Best

Becoming a big brother is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses. This is the perfect book for transitioning a toddler into siblinghood. It helps young ones prepare for a new baby and also focuses on all of the things a big brother can do that a baby can't do.

PublisherPicture Window Books
Age Level2-5 Years
Reading LevelGrades PreK-PreK
GenreRealistic Fiction
Trim Size6 x 7
Page Count24
Paper Over Board



School Library Journal - Lora Van Marel, Orland Park Public Library, IL

"These two books are identical with the exception of the illustrations and a few word substitutions. The stories follow a preschooler who has just become an older sibling. The narrator tells what it is like to be a big brother or sister, explaining things like sleeping in a big bed versus a crib, that babies can be loud when they are hungry or when they need a new diaper, that you need to be quiet when they’re asleep, and that you need to be gentle when you hug them. Manushkin also emphasizes that even older siblings aren’t too big to be held on Mommy’s lap or ride on Daddy’s back and that having alone time with the parent is still especially important for them. . . .the books are excellent introductions to the topic and could be greatly utilized." - School Library Journal

February 1, 2013

Delaware County Library System - Juliann Manley

" adorable story about a boy who has a new baby brother, telling how he loves to help take care of his brother, and how he still feels loved even with a new sibling in the house." - Delaware County Library System

January 10, 2013

Denton ISD - Kellie Vaughan

"...would be good for young children experiencing the addition of a baby to the family. The book depicts scenarios that compare and contrast being a baby and being a “big brother” and shows ways that the older child can still share special times with his parents." - Denton ISD

March 8, 2013

Fran Manushkin

Fran Manushkin

Fran Manushkin is the author of many popular picture books, including Baby, Come Out!; Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story; The Tushy Book; The Belly Book; and Big Girl Panties. There is a real Katie Woo — she's Fran's great-niece — but she never gets in half the trouble of the Katie Woo in the books. Fran writes on her beloved Mac computer in New York City, without the help of her two naughty cats, Chaim and Goldy.

Go to the Author’s Page →