Darling Baby by Maira Kalman - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780316330626
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Written by renowned author and illustrator Maira Kalman, this small, beautiful book is based on the journal she kept during the first months she spent with her new granddaughter. The illustrations record the people and things they encountered while venturing to the seaside. Kalman makes the “ordinary” seem magical just by observing, and naming what she sees. It is a meditation on the wonders of being mindful of the things that often go unnoticed. The watercolor illustrations and handwritten text are in the unique style that has made Kalman a favorite for her New Yorker covers, as well as her many books. ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne