Cincinnati Family Magazine

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April 18, 2024

New Book From Local Author

Need a new read to add to your kids' literacy collection? A popular local author and illustrator just released a new children's book that is sure to become a new favorite.

Local author, Andrea Pfeiffer, and local illustrator, Erin Barker, have a new book available that pokes fun at baby behavior — Baby Monster (Blue Manatee Press; $17.99). This is Pfeiffer’s first children’s book although little bookworm’s may recognize Barker’s style from books like Mr. Pumpkin’s Tea Party and What is Soft?

Baby Monster is a bright and colorful book that delves into the world of two scientists trying their best to care for a mischievous baby who loves to wreak havoc. Grab a copy at Blue Manatee Literacy and Bookstore (3094 Madison Road | 513-257-0774 |

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).