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Baby on Board

An Engaging Baby Animal Book for Kids (Includes Vocabulary, Matching Games, and STEM/STEAM Activities)


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Learn how animal parents love and protect their babies in this beautifully illustrated, rhyming picture book! Perfect for families, classrooms and libraries, Baby on Board includes backmatter with a fun matching game and STEM/STEAM activities.

You may know that kangaroos carry their babies in pouches, but did you know that alligators keep their babies safe in their jaws, or that baby anteaters take a ride on their mom's backs? Learn about various animals and their babies with realistic illustrations and fun, rhyming text, a great fit for your preschool or elementary classroom, your mom and baby book collection, STEM book and animal book library for kids 3-5 or 5-7.

Tucked in pouches, gripped in teeth,
Propped on backs, or underneath,
This is what some animals do.
How did someone carry you?

Backmatter Includes:

  • Explore More for Kids: a matching game for how each animal carries its babies!
  • Explore More for Teachers & Parents: STEM/STEAM activities and curriculum starters, such as vocabulary and pronunciation exercises, counting games, and Venn diagram activities

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Size: 9.75 in x 9.75 in
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. She knows how much children enjoy "interactive" stories and is the author of many entertaining and educational picture books that make a child's learning relevant. Reading, music, theater, gardening, and cooking have been a constant in Marianne's life. Her books are inspired by her love of nature. Marianne hopes to open kids' eyes to the magic found in our natural world. She now writes full time. An energetic presenter at schools and conferences, Marianne believes that "hands on" learning is fun. Her website is www.MarianneBerkes.com.
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