April 14, 2020
10.1 X 10.2 X 0.4 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author
Fran Manushkin was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1942. After a short stint as an elementary school teacher, she moved to New York City and began working in children's book publishing. She has written numerous picture books, including Baby, Come Out, Miriam's Cup, and The Tushy Book. Kip Alizadeh (kipalizadeh.net) has a bachelor's degree with honors in illustration from Falmouth University, and they have illustrated several picture books. They live with two mischievous cats in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
★ "A sweet portrait of parental love, notable for its depiction of a two-mom family . . . Plenty of need for this warm hug of a book." --Kirkus, starred review "Manushkin's hopeful lines emphasize both a feeling of abundance and a connection to the natural world . . . Cozy illustrations lend a classic sensibility to this incidentally inclusive bedtime tale for the youngest readers." --Publishers Weekly "Alizadeh's pencil and digital illustrations are vivid and inviting . . . Manushkin's text imitates the nonsensical patter of a parent to a toddler . . . Alizadeh's loving illustrations of an interracial, two-mom family will fill a gap in most collections and circulate well in collections serving bikeable urban neighborhoods." --School Library Journal "Children will delight in the feeling of wonder brought out by Alizadeh's cozy illustrations, and at the same time, be lulled by the hypnotic verse." --Booklist