Floating on Mama's Song

By Laura Lacamara; Yuyi Morales (Illustrator)
(Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780060843687, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 2010

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Anita's mama loves to sing. She sings such beautiful, happy songs that something magical happens: Everyone who hears her music floats high above the ground. But then Mama stops singing. Can Anita find a way to bring back happy times and magical moments for her family?

Debut author Laura LacÁmara's lyrical, uplifting tale is paired with Yuyi Morales's stunning art for a magical celebration of family, music, and happiness.

A la mamÁ de Anita le encanta cantar. Sus canciones son tan bonitas y felices que crean algo mÁgico: todo el que escucha su mÚsica se eleva y flota en el aire. Pero la mamÁ de Anita deja de cantar. ¿LograrÁ Anita recobrar los tiempos felices y los momentos mÁgicos para ella y su familia?

La lÍrica e inspiradora historia de Laura LacÁmara y el arte espectacular de Yuyi Morales retratan una celebraciÓn mÁgica de la familia, la mÚsica y la felicidad.

About the Author

Laura LacÁmara is a Cuban American author and illustrator. Her mother, an opera singer in Cuba, was the inspiration for Floating on Mama's Song, her first picture book. Laura lives in Venice, California, with her husband, Hal, and their daughter, Annalisa.

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