Article Title

You're Just What I Need


Ashley McKenzie


Outstanding, Toddler, Preschool, Baby Book, Child Book, Mother, Mother and Child, Fiction, Keepsake, Classic, Picture Book, Illustrated Book, Toddler Book

Document Type

Book Review


Mother is trying to guess what could possibly be under the strange lump under her covers. She guesses it could be the laundry or a monkey or some carrots but muses that she doesn't need any of those things. At each silly suggestion, a voice from the blanket says, “No, no, no, no.” She continues to suppose what it could be until she discovers it is her own child, and she exclaims, "You're just what I need!"