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The Truth About Babies


Main Details

Title The Truth About Babies
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Elina Ellis
Physical Properties
Dimensions(mm): Height 288,Width 231
Category/GenreMay Childrens Books
May Childrens - Fiction
ISBN/Barcode 9781529050516
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Two Hoots
Publication Date 13 May 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom


By the creator of The Truth About Old People, a Children's Book of the Week in the Telegraph and Empathy Lab Read for Empathy Book 2020. A funny and adorable celebration of family that reveals what babies are REALLY like. From the winner of the Macmillan Prize for Illustration 2017, The Truth About Babies is a new baby book with a difference. Are babies really beautiful, sweet-smelling, adorable little angels? Or is the truth a LOT messier? A warm and very funny picture book story with joyous and characterful artwork from the hugely talented Elina Ellis, that perfectly captures the joyous chaos that comes with a new baby.

Author Biography

Elina Ellis loves drawing pictures and imagining stories. Originally from Ukraine, she currently lives and works near Cambridge, where she graduated with an MA in Children's Books Illustration. Elina draws both digitally and using traditional media, creating her own books and illustrating for others. In 2017 she won the Macmillan Prize for Illustration for The Truth About Old People.