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Welcome, child!


Welcome, child! is Sally Morgan’s beautiful and heartfelt celebration of the love we feel for a new child. Simple, elegant and adorable, this stunning board book is the perfect story to share as a family and the sweetest way to welcome a little one to the world. Sally Morgan’s colourful and beautiful artwork depict love using a bright colour palette of happy birds, dancing stars and hearts that shine and the gentle lilt of her text echoes the deep joy of new life.  

Full of unconditional affection that will stand the test of time, this book is the perfect gift for a newborn and an absolute joy to read over and over again.  

    Birds sing songs of delight to greet you.
    Flowers dance with joy to celebrate you.


Praise for Welcome, child!

"Welcome, child! is a beautiful celebration of the love any family feels for a new child."
Heather Zubek, The West Australian 

"A board book which celebrates the inclusion of a new child in the family, set amongst charming illustrations that will be hard to resist by reader or listener." 
Fran Knight, ReadPlus

"Welcome, Child! is charming as a first book for a baby...robust, colourful and full of love."
Sue Mauger, GLAM Adelaide

Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan is one of Australia’s best-known artists and writers. She belongs to the Palyku people from the eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia. Her widely-acclaimed first book, My Place, has sold over half a million copies and is one...

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