On a winter night, in a cottage far away from the town, Mum's baby is ready to be born. The midwife arrives and the whole family prepare for the home birth. This honest and moving portrayal of a home birth as seen through the eyes of the youngest daughter is the perfect book for the whole family to share in preparation for the arrival of a new baby.
Jenni Overend is a teacher and writer. She lives in the Yarra Valley in Victoria, Australia with her husband and four children. She avoids writing and housework at all costs by gardening, riding a yellow bicycle, and observing big trees and small dogs.
Julie Vivas is the illustrator of many superb picture books. She lives in Victoria, Australia.