Little Treasures

Endearments from Around the World

By Jacqueline K. Ogburn; Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
(Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780547428628, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 2012

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A tender collection of endearments for children the world over. All over the world, people express their love for their children through endearments, such as “sweetie pie” or “peanut.” A child might be called little angel, angelito, in Spanish or precious, bao bei, in Chinese or my sweet little moon, mera chanda, in Hindi.
Little Treasures offers a wealth of endearments in fourteen languages to share with your own beloved poppet and petit chou.  




About the Author
Ogburn grew up in Winston-Salem, NC. Her hobbies include renovating a seventy-year-old house where she lives with her husband Den Deahl and young daughters Claire and Emily.

Chris Raschka, writer, illustrator and trained violist is one of the country s top children s book talents. His Yo! Yes? was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1993 while his Hello Goodbye Window won the Caldecott Medal in 2005 . This is Chris s first picture book for Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.
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