Discover the world of Bitty Baby--a special new friend to help girls ages 3 - 5 shine bright! These engaging tales are written by Newbery Honor winner Kirby Larson and illustrated by award-winning artist Sue Cornelison. In this story, a little girl and Bitty Baby want to have a tea party with the new girl next door, but they're nervous that they might not have anything in common with her. To ease their first-impression fears, the little girl tells a story about Bitty Baby and a hedgehog, who discover that even best friends can like different things. Includes a "For Parents" section that focuses on the social and emotional experience of preschoolers and offers parenting tips.