Dog’s First Baby
About the Book
A playful and heartwarming board book from the perspective of a skeptical dog who must come to terms with–and maybe even become friends with–a peculiar new family member. Perfect for dog loving families and new parents!
Dog likes his routines: spending time with his humans, eating, sleeping, and playing. But one day, the arrival of a new being changes everything. It’s hard to know what this creature is–is it a dog, or something else?–but as Dog investigates, he may come to appreciate his loud, silly new sibling. She does drop food on the ground, after all.
With Dog’s First Baby, Natalie Nelson captures the wonder and humor of a new family member through a dog’s eyes. Sure to delight kids and dog parents alike, this board book promises to be a repeat readaloud.
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 illustrated work includes five books for Groundwood Books, including A Storytelling of Ravens and How Emily Saved the Bridge. 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 baby.