How You Came to Be

Starting from the moment “a wiggly little cell from another/ joined with a round little cell from me,” and written from the intimate perspective of a gestational parent speaking to their fetus, this fact-filled, lyrical book takes young readers month by month through the stages of prenatal development. . .  A loving and encouraging intro to birth for kids. Back matter includes a glossary, facts about gestation and birth, and a selected bibliography. Publishers Weekly Carole Gerber, illus. by Sawsan Chalabi. Rise x Penguin Workshop, $17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-593-22573-8

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