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Crib Notes

Crib Notes

A Random Reference for the Modern Parent

By Amy Maniatis,and Elizabeth Weil


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Will the baby grow up to be the Dalai Lama? How do you twist balloons into dogs? Which countries offer the best maternity benefits? What are the most common baby names? What does a human face look like to a newborn? Crib Notes is the delightful, illustrated compendium of factsuseful and useless, and always fascinatingabout pregnancy and early childhood. This enchanting volume offers page after page of compelling trivia and practical information, made all the more playful by the juxtaposition of subjects. Growth charts, nanny salaries by region, ancient and modern gender predictors, bedtime story generators, and information and advice on scores of other topics make this whimsical book completely necessarya shower gift that will bring endless pleasure and the perfect cribside companion.

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Size: 4-3/4 x 7 in;
Pages: 144 pp;
40 illustrations
Format: Hardcover
Publication: August 2004
ISBN: 9780811844055
ISBN10: 811844056
Amy Maniatis is a creative director of marketing at Gap, Inc., and the mother of Lucy, 4, and Chloe, 2. She lives in Berkeley, California.

Elizabeth Weil is the mother of one-year-old Hannah. Her writing has appeared in Vogue, Glamour, Real Simple, Mademoiselle, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times Magazine, among other places. She lives in San Francisco.