Thursday, 28 February 2013

My Baby Love written by Meredith Costain and illustrated by Beatriz Martin Vidal

My Baby Love  written by Meredith Costain and illustrated by Beatriz Martin Vidal


Publication Date:  May 2008

ISBN: 0734410204

Pages: 32

 Format: Hardback

Price: $29.95

Category: Children’s Fiction

Age Guide: 5-9



Come to me, my baby love,

My morning child,

My bright-eyed dove...


A joyful celebration of mother-baby love,

From waking at dawn to playing, meal-times,

Bath-time and finally – sleeping at dusk.



My baby Love is beautifully written, the words flow with a passion.

For me it describes motherhood in a whole new way. With my baby on the way it makes me realise how much I really have to look forward to.

The illustrations done by Beatriz are so amazing. She is such a talented illustrator.


I recommend this book to anyone who is stuck for a gift for a first time mum or  the mum that is on her second, third or fourth child as it’s a great reminder of the joys of raising a child.


My baby Love is available at all good book stores. Signed copies are available from the author for $25 free postage. Contact Meredith through her website for your signed copy.





About the Author and Illustrator:

Meredith Costain

Meredith Costain is a versatile writer whose work ranges from picture books through to novels and narrative nonfiction. Her books include Bed Tails, No Noise at Our House and the Year in Girl Hellseries, about four best friends starting high school. Doodledum Dancing, illustrated by Pamela Allen, is a CBCA Honour Book.

Meredith lives in inner-city Melbourne with a menagerie of pets who frequently wrangle their way into her stories. Her latest books are novelisations of the ABC TV series Dance Academy, and Disaster Chef, which combines football and cooking. She is a popular workshop presenter in libraries and schools. Visit her at


Beatriz Martin Vidal

Beatriz Martin Vidal was born in Valladolid, Spain. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca and illustration at the Scholl of Art in her hometown. She has won several awards for her works. Beatriz Martin works as an illustrator for various local and foreign publishers. Her drawings and paintings depict a world that’s just slightly magical, where the butterflies on a child’s dress can come to life and birds act as guides. Her subjects are mainly children, which she draws in a way that avoids “cute” and truly reveals the beauty of children and the way they view the world. Beatriz can be found


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