Mustache Baby Board Book (Board book)

Mustache Baby Board Book By Bridget Heos, Joy Ang (Illustrator) Cover Image

Mustache Baby Board Book (Board book)

By Bridget Heos, Joy Ang (Illustrator)


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When Baby Billy is born with a mustache, his family takes it in stride. They are reassured when he nobly saves the day in imaginary-play sessions as a cowboy or cop and his mustache looks good-guy great. But as time passes, their worst fears are confirmed when little Billy’s mustache starts to curl up at the ends in a suspiciously villainous fashion. Sure enough, “Billy’s disreputable mustache led him into a life of dreadful crime.” Plenty of tongue-in-cheek humor and cartoonish illustrations make this sturdy board book the perfect baby gift for a dad with a mustache--or a sense of humor!

Bridget Heos is the author of more than 100 books for kids, including the popular Mustache Baby books and the nonfiction Just Like Us! series. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband and four children.
Twitter @bridgetheos

Joy Ang has illustrated many picture books in addition to the Mustache Baby books, including the New York Times best-selling The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid. She lives in Bellevue, Washington.
Twitter at @Joy_Ang

Product Details ISBN: 9780544789845
ISBN-10: 0544789849
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 36
Language: English
Series: Mustache Baby

Winner of the 2017 Colorado Children's Book Award   "Occasional badness has never been so good." Kirkus   "The book's oddball sense of humor is unflagging." Publishers Weekly   "A mustached baby will surely make audiences howl during read-alouds." Booklist Online   "You never know what you'll get in the delivery room, and something isn't quite right with this new baby. . . . Heos's offbeat tale muses on the possibilities, playing off parental hope and panicky nightmares." New York Times Book Review   "[This] book bristles with appealing humor." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books   "Quirky, silly fun." School Library Journal