The Big Sibling Getaway

First came the boxes. Then the baby. Then the loud, nonstop crying! Desperate to get away, new big sister Cassie climbs into one of the empty boxes and sets off. She drives, she sails, and she soars…but she still hears whimpers. How far will Cassie have to go to finally get some peace and quiet? Perfect for families with new babies, this imaginative picture book lets big siblings escape—and makes them want to come back.

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  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807528310
  • September 2020

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Reviews

  • This is a grand, funny, and imaginative adventure of a beleaguered child trying to find an escape. Even though it is about a new baby, this book has appeal for all children who just need to get away from something that is bothering them.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Short sentences and engaging illustrations make this book ideally suited to emerging readers who can easily navigate the story through the images alone. With compositions that keep readers involved in the story from beginning to end, this is an excellent book to help preschoolers transition to life with a new baby sibling.

    - School Library Journal

  • This quick tale in soothing cool colors and pastel pinks is ideal for calming down any big sibling who understands Cassie’s dilemma, and it’s a simple take on the necessity of carving out some alone time from family when kids are overwhelmed.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books