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Please, Baby, Please - by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee (Hardcover)

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About the Book



Now in a board book edition, this exuberant bestseller by the Academy Award]-nominated director and his wife explodes with all the energy of childhood and concludes with the patience, understanding, and unconditional love of a parent. Full color.



Book Synopsis



From moments fussy to fond, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and his wife, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, present a behind-the-scenes look at the chills, spills, and unequivocal thrills of bringing up baby!

Go back to bed,
baby, please, baby, please.
Not on your HEAD
baby baby baby, please!

Vivid illustrations from celebrated artist Kadir Nelson evoke toddlerhood from sandbox to high chair to crib, and families everywhere will delight in sharing these exuberant moments again and again.



About the Author



Spike Lee is one of the most prominent and influential media figures today. His films include the critically acclaimed School Daze; Academy Award nominee Do the Right Thing; Malcolm X; Clockers; and 25th Hour. Born in Atlanta, Spike attended Morehouse College and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned his master of fine arts degree in film production. Spike and his wife are the authors of Please, Baby, Please, their first picture book with Simon & Schuster. They live in New York City with their two children.

Tonya Lewis Lee is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the University of Virginia School of Law. As a children's television producer she has worked with Disney, Nickelodeon, and Noggin/The N, where she was the executive producer of the award-winning documentary I Sit Where I Want: The Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education and the critically acclaimed miniseries Miracle's Boys. She is also the author of Gotham Diaries, her first novel.

Kadir Nelson is an award-winning American artist whose works have been exhibited in major national and international publications, institutions, art galleries, and museums. Nelson's work has won the Coretta Scott King Award, the Robert F. Sibert Award, two Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Awards, and the 2005 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. His beloved, award-winning, and bestselling picture books include We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball; Thunder Rose, written by Jerdine Nolen; Ellington Was Not a Street, written by Ntozake Shange; Salt in His Shoes, written by Deloris Jordan and Roslyn M. Jordan; and many more. Kadir lives in Los Angeles.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.2 Inches (H) x 10.2 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.0 Pounds
Suggested Age: 2-5 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Health & Daily Living
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2002
TCIN: 11622498
UPC: 9780689832338
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-6057
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 10.2 inches width x 10.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews

This is on my short list for all kids!

5 out of 5 stars
HappyMom - 3 years ago
The illustrations are captivating, and this larger version truly invites the readers into the world. The prose is simple. We read it over and over and I never got sick of it. It is poetic, and calming. A truly endearing book, that I will always remember reading with my children, and they remember as well.
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