Is your son about to become a big brother? One of the great ways to get him ready for a new sibling is to read books about becoming a big brother and about his upcoming new role. These books range from fun to facts to help the family prepare for the new addition!
Big Brother Books
Super Saurus. Ages 3-5
Author: Deborah Underwood. Illustrated: Ned Young
The New Baby. Ages 3-7
Author: Mercer Mayer. Illustrated: Mercer Mayer
Publisher: Random House
Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter has a brand-new baby sister in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s rocking her to sleep, helping change diapers, or pushing the stroller, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story.
Babies Don’t Eat Pizza. Ages 4-8
Author: Dianne Danzig. Illustrated: Debbie Tilley
Vetted by teachers, nurse educators, physicians, librarians, and parents, the book speaks to the real questions, perceptions and concerns that the author has heard from over 2,500 children about their baby siblings.
What Brothers Do Best. Ages 2-4
Author: Laura Numeroff. Illustration: Lynn Munsinger
Publisher: Chronicle Books
What Brothers Do Best. Ages 4-8
Author: Joanna Cole. Illustator: Rosalinda Kightley
Publisher: Harper Festival
Whether a preschooler, or an older sibling, these big brother books will get everyone excited about the growing family.