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First Laugh—Welcome, Baby!

First Laugh—Welcome, Baby!

by Rose Ann Tahe and Nancy Bo Flood

As everyone—from Baby’s nima (mom) to nadi (big sister) to cheii (grandfather)—tries to elicit the joyous sound from Baby, readers are introduced to details about Navajo life and the Navajo names for family members. Back matter includes information about other cultural ceremonies that welcome new babies and children, including man yue celebration (China), sanskaras (Hindu) and aquiqa (Muslim).


Ages: 2-5
Illustrated by: Jonathan Nelson
ISBN: 9781580897945
Price: $16.99
Published by: Charlesbridge

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