Mama, I'll Give You the World

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Mama, I'll Give You the World

By Roni Schotter; Susan Saelig Gallagher (Illustrator)

Dragonfly Books, Paperback, 9780449811429, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 2013

Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter. Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter's World of Beauty to watch her mama work cutting, coloring, and curling customers' hair. Before they go home, Mama puts her tip money in a special envelope for Luisa for college. She wants to give Luisa the world But Luisa has a plan of her own. For Mama's birthday, Luisa wants to give Mama the world. . . . This touching story of a loving child and a single, hard-working mother is sure to be a favorite of families everywhere.

About the Author
RONI SCHOTTER is the author of numerous books for children, including"The Boy Who Loved Words, "a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award Winner;"Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street, "an NCTE Notable Trade Book in the Language Arts;"F Is for Freedom, "recipient of the Washington Irving Award;"Hanukkah!, "winner of the National Jewish Book Award;"Captain Bob Takes Flight;"and"Captain Bob Sets Sail.


S. SAELIG GALLAGHER is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including"Moonhorse"by Mary Pope Osborne;"The Selfish Giant, "a fairy tale written by Oscar Wilde;"The Firework-Maker's Daughter"by Phillip Pullman; and"Blue Willow"by Pam Conrad."

Praise For Mama, I'll Give You the World

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