a TRUE story, in which a BABY HIPPO loses his MAMA during a TSUNAMI, but finds a new home, and a new MAMA
Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152054953, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2006
Although "MAMA" takes place against the backdrop of a terrible human tragedy, at the heart of this story is a moving and original tale of adoption--and of finding love and companionship in the least likely of circumstances.
"Includes an author's note."
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated many books for children, including The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq, Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book, My Name Is Georgia, and Josefina. She lives in New York City.