Topsy and Tim: The New Baby

Topsy and Tim: The New Baby


Are you going to be a big brother or sister? How exciting!

Topsy and Tim's friend, Tony, is a big brother! At first he gets a little bit jealous of the new baby, but soon, he learns that being a big brother is great! The perfect story for siblings to be, Topsy and Tim: The New Baby is a reassuring story that highlights just how wonderful being an older sibling can be!

Exploring the experience of pregnancy, breastfeeding and the impact of a new family member with warmth and humour, this story is the ideal tool to spark conversations about a new sibling and to help children cope with change.

Discover more Topsy and Tim adventures:
Topsy and Tim: Start School
Topsy and Tim: Move House
Topsy and Tim: Learn To Swim

About the authors

Jean Adamson

Jean Adamson is the creator of more than 100 much-loved children's books spanning five decades.
She studied Illustration at Goldsmiths where she met her future husband and writing partner Gareth Adamson (1925-1982). They worked on children's books together, with Gareth producing the storylines and Jean the illustration, including Topsy and Tim.
More than 140 Topsy and Tim titles have been published, selling upwards of 21 million copies around the world. Since 1998, over a million copies have been sold in the UK alone. Sixty episodes of an animated TV series followed, and three seasons of a live-action version have broadcast on CBeebies, which won the BAFTA Pre-school Live Action award in 2016.
In 1999 Jean Adamson was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature.
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Belinda Worsley (Illustrator)

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