Cover image for Leo gets a checkup / Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Ruth Hearson.
Leo gets a checkup / Anna McQuinn ; illustrated by Ruth Hearson.
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
Watertown, Massachusetts : Charlesbridge, [2018]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2018 by Alanna Books."
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When Dad takes Leo to visit the doctor, Leo learns to wait his turn, sit quietly while his eyes and ears are checked, and be brave during a shot. And, of course, Leo gets a book before he leaves! Little brother Leo was first introduced through the best-selling Lola Reads series in Lola Reads to Leo . In 2014, Leo made his debut with his own adventure, Leo Loves Baby Time , followed by 2016's Leo Can Swim . T his spin-off of the best-selling Lola Reads series is perfect for babies and toddlers.

Author Notes

Anna McQuinn has worked in children's books for more than twenty-five years as an editor, publisher, and writer. She is the author of more than twenty books for children, including Lola at the Library , Lola Loves Stories , Lola Reads to Leo , The Sleep Sheep (Scholastic), and If You're Happy and You Know It! (Barefoot). Anna leads groups like Leo's at her local library.

Ruth Hearson has illustrated several children's books including Leo Can Swim, Leo Loves Baby Time, and Cinnamon's Fairy Sleepover. She currently resides in York, England. Ruth completed a BA in Illustration at The University of Central England in Birmingham. Following her First Class award, she was funded by the EBF to continue with her studies to complete a Masters degree.



Leo is a big boy now. [single: holding onto table] Today he is going for a checkup.   Now that Leo is big, he drinks from his cup . . .   . . . and eats by himself.   He loves hiding toys and playing ball. He loves singing and dancing. Wow, Leo!   Now it is time to go. Leo puts his toys away. Good job, Leo.   Daddy packs a bag. Leo gets his blankie and Mister. Excerpted from Leo Gets a Checkup by Anna McQuinn All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.