Floating on Mama's Song/Flotando En La Cancion de Mama

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

Publication Date: August 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 Lac?mara 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.

Laura Lac?mara es una autora e ilustradora cubano-americana. Su madre, una cantante de ?pera en Cuba, fue quien inspir? "Flotando en la canci?n de mam?", su primer libro para ni?os. Laura vive en Venice, California, con su esposo Hal y su hija Annalisa.

Yuyi Morales is an author/illustrator whose books have won the Pura Belpre Award, the Christopher Award, and the Jane Addams Award. She lives in northern California.
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