If You Were My Baby

A Wildlife Lullaby

By Fran Hodgkins; Laura J. Bryant (Illustrator)
(Dawn Publications (CA), Hardcover, 9781584690740, 32pp.)

Publication Date: August 2005

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Just as baby duck and baby possum bask in the loyal care of a parent, so does baby human. Baby mountain goat is guided up the highest cliffs. Baby beaver will build well. Baby human will soar in her own sky, and delight in nature's wonders. A comforting, sweet-dream book.

About the Author
Fran Hodgkins is the author of numerous children s books, including Andre the Famous Harbor Seal and How People Learned to Fly. She lives in Rockport, Maine.

From her studio window or nearby her home nestled in the Shenandoah Mountains of West Virginia, Laura Bryant saw deer, fox, ducks, bats, possum, squirrels, skunks, and even a bear - all while she was illustrating this book! Laura is an award-winning children's book illustrator who loves to celebrate visually the beauty and intimacy of nature. Her hope is that children see their connection to the natural world as well as the love and warmth of their own parent.
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