Mommy (Leslie Patricelli board books) (Board book)
On Our Shelves Now
Every day is Mother’s Day as the inimitable Baby sings Mommy’s praises in a board book full of humor and heart.
Now we dance. Wiggle, wiggle.
I can make my mommy giggle!
Mommy gives hugs and kisses and says Baby’s belly is delicious. She makes spaghetti that’s yummy and cleans Baby’s face and tummy. Then it’s off to the park to play hide-and-seek . . . where’s Mommy? Simple (and silly) pleasures abound in this Baby’s-eye celebration of a beloved mommy.
About the Author
Leslie Patricelli is the creator of a series of best-selling board books starring the beloved Baby, from Yummy Yucky and Quiet Loud to Hop! Hop! and Boo! She is also the author-illustrator of Higher! Higher!, Faster! Faster!, and Bigger! Bigger!, among other books for young readers. She lives in Ketchum, Idaho.
In simple, lilting text, our protagonist discusses Mom’s and Dad’s superlative traits and describes special time spent with each of them...Patricelli’s recognizable colorsaturated and textured art, with thick black outlines and rosy-cheeked characters, is always welcome, and now, especially, pandemic-weary parents may appreciate the boost.
—The Horn Book