There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. To me, it was a sad portrayal of how the wives are supposed to be the caretakers, while the husbands are out and generally uninvolved in the child's life. My oldest (now 7), damaged the spine after much handling when she was little so it had to be tossed. I am not a mother myself, but I babysit A LOT. She asks us to read it to her over and over again. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Add to Wish List. The clock in the corner reads 3am. My husband fell in love with the illustrations, and I love the rhythm of the book, and that the vocabulary was perfect for learning toddlers! It teaches children the use of manners and using the word please. At the end the baby requests for the mother to come kiss her goodnight and without hesitation the mother gets out of bed to come to her. Please Baby (English Edition) eBook: Kassidy, S.L. Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) (Board book) By Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) $8.99 . Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. This is a very great book on how children should be acting and what they shouldn't do. baby please, baby, please. It was shocking how closely the events of this little girl's day match our own! We received this book as a gift and when my child lost it we immediately replaced it! Refreshing to see a black family in a bed time story. On Our Shelves Now. His production company, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. I feel like I am always using the phrase, "Baby, please." Reviewed in the United States on April 7, 2018. (The board book edition is perfect for frequent usage), Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2019. . Paperback. The illustrations are super cute, but she also loves the repetition of “please, baby, please” in varying order on every page. The baby will constantly bother them, but they love him anyways. It could also be used to talk about families with young kids. Reviewed in the United States on January 11, 2016. Please Baby Please (Board Book) Average Rating: (4.6) stars out of 5 stars 21 ratings, based on 21 reviews. The words "baby" and "please" are repeated on every page, but that's the writing style. So, Spike Lee wrote one of the cutest picture books I’ve read this year, and the illustrations are perfect. Spike and his wife are the authors of Please, Baby, Please, their first picture book with Simon & Schuster. My daughter loves the repetition in this book and I love the artwork by Kadir Nelson. A perfect gift at age 1 as it grows with the child. I enjoy reading it to my daughter and act as if I'm performing on stage. Book Format. The illustrations are phenomenal and the book is just fine for children. I chose Baby Faces for one of the baby and toddler books. Ages 2-5. Please try your request again later. My only gripe with this book is the fact that the dad is very uninvolved. My husband read this to her many times before he finally noticed it was written by Spike Lee. Everyone seems to like the diaper in the toy box page. This book is a wonderful read! Works well with a group. For some reason they just get really well-loved. They live in New York City with their two children. This book shows up close pictures of baby faces and different emotions. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I enjoy reading it to my daughter and act as if I'm performing on stage. The whole book the mother is asking the baby to "Please do this," or "Please don't do this," while the baby just does as she pleases without caring what the mother is asking for. A gift book for new parents of a daughter, or siblings of a baby sister. The illustrations are phenomenal and the book is just fine for children. Loved this. Kadir Nelson is one of my favorites. 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