Mum, Me, and the Mulberry Tree

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.7 X 10.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781536220353

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About the Author
Tanya Rosie is a children's book editor who also writes poems and picture books. She grew up in a household filled with Iranian traditions (from her mum) and some Scottish ones, too (from her dad). Mum, Me, and the Mulberry Tree is her first picture book. She lives in England.

Chuck Groenink was born and raised in the Netherlands and is the illustrator of many books for children, including Hungry Jim by Laurel Snyder; 16 Words: William Carlos Williams and "The Red Wheelbarrow" by Lisa Rogers; and I Am Not a Fox by Karina Wolf. He lives in New York's Hudson Valley.
Reviews
A quiet celebration of a mother-child bond. . . The book also offers a positive representation of a one-caregiver household and a narrative of abundance instead of scarcity. . . Cozy and sweet.
--Kirkus Reviews

With rounded shapes, gentle colors, and suffused light, the beautifully shaded, mixed media illustrations create a reassuring sense of warmth and belonging. A cozy picture book for storytime or bedtime sharing.
--Booklist

Mixed-media spreads and vignettes by Groenink (Only One) give subtle romance to the sunlight that dapples the old tree's magnificent branches, the great billowing clouds over softly rolling countryside landscapes, and the golden glint of sunset. . . Lyrical text, meanwhile, underlines parental affection and steadiness from the child's point of view: .
--Publishers Weekly