By Leslea Newman
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During this hot kinfolk tale by way of Leslea Newman, a baby will get lots of kisses from his mom and dad and grandparents as he wakes up, eats breakfast, is going to the park, and eventually comes domestic for dinner. pleasant watercolor illustrations through debut artist Katherine Blackmore spotlight an both captivating textual content that’s nice for interpreting aloud.
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A Kiss on the Keppie by Leslea Newman