On a winter night, in a cottage far away from the town, Mum's baby is ready to be born. The midwife arrives and the whole family prepare for the home birth.
A very realistic and moving portrayal of the birth of a baby at home. The book exudes warmth, and effortlessly captures the joy of a family sharing preparations for the new arrival. Bookseller
In this honest and moving portrayal, Jenni Overend and Julie Vivas celebrate the birth of a baby at home with warmth and joy. This is a wonderful tale to share in preparation for a home birth. Green Magazine
An honest but moving celebration of a home birth. Nursery Education
Jenni Overend is a teacher and writer. She lives in the Yarra Valley in Victoria, Australia with her husband and four children. She avoids writing and housework at all costs by gardening, riding a yellow bicycle, and observing big trees and small dogs. Julie Vivas is the illustrator of many superb picture books. She lives in Victoria, Australia.