Because You Are My Baby Author:Sherry North An imaginative and heartwarming ode that celebrates a parent’s affection for a child — If I were a skywriter, I’d write your name up high — In sparkling golden loop-the-loops across a summer sky. — To what heights will a mom or dad go to celebrate their love for a son or daughter? Will they climb Mount Everest? Will they write a hit song? From ... more »making pizza as a chef and blasting off as an astronaut visiting Mars, to gathering gemstones as a geologist and granting wishes as a genie, a parent’s fanciful desires for his or her child come true as the child discovers each wonder while mom lovingly looks on. This book is a great read aloud at storytime to subtly introduce careers, soothing as a bedtime book or lullaby, and an ideal gift for new mothers and for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
The dynamic first-time author and illustrator team treats parents and children to a story that celebrates affection with imagination. The free lines and warm, soft colors of Marcellus Hall’s illustrations bring to life Sherry North’s rhythmic and lively text, resulting in a heartfelt testament to the boundless love of a parent.« less