Love, Mama (Board book)

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Description


Love, Mama is an adorable board book about a modern mommy whose love for her child stretches across the wide ocean, through day and night, from earth to sky and back again, even when she and her child are apart.

When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she'll return home soon—yet he still can't help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won't read, Picture Mama won't laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle.

But then Kipling receives a special delivery from Mama, including a note that reads:

My love for you stretches across the wide ocean,
through day and night,
from earth to sky

and back again.

And Kipling knows that no matter where Mama is, he is loved. Soon, Mama comes home, and Kipling ends the day where he belongs—right in her arms.

With a heartwarming story and tender illustrations, this board book by debut talent Jeanette Bradley is perfect for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and any day when a child needs a reminder of the strength of a mother's love.

About the Author


Jeanette Bradley wrote and illustrated her first picture book at age five. Called Leopold, it featured a leopard who ate too many watermelons and developed pink spots. Later in life, Jeanette studied painting at Indiana University and Children’s Book Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Along the way she also acquired a degree in urban planning. Jeanette’s exuberant illustrations have won multiple awards, including the R. Michelson Gallery Emerging Artist Award. She currently lives in Rhode Island. Jeanette is the author-illustrator of Love, Mama.

Jeanette Bradley wrote and illustrated her first picture book at age five. Called Leopold, it featured a leopard who ate too many watermelons and developed pink spots. Later in life, Jeanette studied painting at Indiana University and Children’s Book Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Along the way she also acquired a degree in urban planning. Jeanette’s exuberant illustrations have won multiple awards, including the R. Michelson Gallery Emerging Artist Award. She currently lives in Rhode Island. Jeanette is the author-illustrator of Love, Mama.

Praise For…


“A poignant and high-quality picture book [about] dealing with separation anxiety.” —School Library Journal

“Should readily resonate with the children of working parents.” —Publishers Weekly

“Will provide both reassurance to children missing their own loved ones and ideas for staying connected.” —Kirkus Reviews

A gentle story for the tiny about the difficulty of dealing with even a short, benign absence of a loved one . . . The internet may have made the world smaller, but this book will help console kids who know that FaceTime just isn’t the same.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250240354
ISBN-10: 1250240352
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
Pages: 28