King Baby

By Kate Beaton

I am King Baby! You have been waiting for me. I will give you many blessings, for King Baby is generous...

The second hilarious title from The New York Times bestselling author of Hark! A Vagrant and The Princess and the Pony. The perfect gift for any family expecting a new baby, this is a laugh-out-loud take on the joy (and exhaustion!) of having a new lovable little tyrant. All hail King Baby! King Baby is gracious – bestowing smiles on his public, allowing tickles and hugs, and posing for photo after adorable photo. But this teeny tiny royal ruler also has many demands, and when his faithful subjects can’t quite keep up, King Baby must take matters into his own hands…

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406371758
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016
  • Price: £6.99
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  • Size: 280 x 215 mm
  • Pages: 40

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'Also from Walker comes King Baby, Kate Beaton’s hilarious take on baby solipsism and parental abasement. [...] Beaton’s second picture book is rich in egg-shaped infant chrysalises and her trademark manic humour, which will appeal to both parent and child.' The Guardian

'The grandiosity of his [King Baby’s] speech echoes Beaton’s popular Hark! A Vagrant web comic, and will amuse readers both young and old. ' The Irish Times

'Everything about this book is funny: even the title itself is smirk-inducing. The cover is a joyous thing to behold and the joy continues... King Baby is genuinely brilliant. The clever text and genius illustration play against each other to hilarious effect. King Baby is a fantastic premise, expertly executed. It will have adults and children in stitches, and like all great comedy, it shows something true. Buy it for every new parent you know.' Booktrust

'The perfect book to entertain new parents and young children alike.' Irish Independent

'“Readers aged three to five will adore the dictatorial toddler in Kate Beaton’s King Baby […]”' The Irish Times

'“[…] the wonderfully bonkers tale of a baby who takes over the household, with magical illustrations”' Irish Times, Children’s Books of the Year recommended by Sarah Webb

'“I’ve been a huge Kate Beaton fan for a long time and I adore her children’s books – King Baby is wonderful and very funny (and a very accurate picture of a tiny tyrant).”' Irish Times, Children’s Books of the Year recommended by Anna Carey

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