"When someone asked Darcy how she felt about the baby, she told them. Pretty soon, no one asked. But that didn't stop Darcy. . ."


A Reading Rainbow Book
A School Library Journal Best Book, 1993
Bay Area Book Reviewers Award Finalist, 1994

Four-year-old Darcy can't stand the new baby. She doesn't like his smell, and she doesn't like his looks. She tells everyone how she feels, but no one seems to understand--except Gran.

School Library Journal (starred review): "The text is...full of action, feeling, humor and delightful detail."
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books: "...a crisp, cheering new-baby book: the writing is stylish."
Publisher's Weekly (starred review): "...skillfully understated humor and peppy dialogue
Darcy & Gran Don't Like Babies has also made it onto a number of lists of recommended books for children dealing with new babies.

Using Darcy & Gran in the Classroom
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