Oh My Baby, Little One (Paperback)

By Kathi Appelt, Jane Dyer (Illustrator)

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152052423, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/2006)
Hardcover (3/1/2000)

List Price: 6.99*
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When Baby Bird says good-bye to his mama at school each morning, he feels sad. Mama Bird feels sad, too. Sometimes it's hard to be apart. But as Mama Bird says, the love they share is with them always, keeping them close until the best part of the day--when they are together again. •From the illustrator of the bestselling Time for Bed, with more than 725,000 copies sold •A heartwarming story about the universal experience of parents and children being temporarily separated

About the Author

Kathi Appelt is the author of many books for children and young adults, including When Otis Courted Mama, illustrated by Jill McElmurry; Oh My Baby, Little One, illustrated by Jane Dyer; and the story collection Kissing Tennessee. Her novel The Underneath was a Newbery Honor book and a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Texas. www.kathiappelt.com

Jane Dyer has illustrated many well-loved picture books, including Move Over, Rover!, a Geisel Honor Book written by Karen Beaumont; Oh My Baby, Little One, an ABA Pick of the Lists and Parent's Choice Recommended Book written by Kathi Appelt; and the bestselling classic Time for Bed by Mem Fox. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Praise For Oh My Baby, Little One

"Charming."--The New York Times Book Review

"As comforting as morning sun, this sweet, tenderly illustrated rhyming poem will reassure both preschoolers and their working parents that separation is only temporary."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Baby Bird is so adorable, you and your child will wish you could stroke his feathers. This book is lyrical, comforting, and endearing!"--Scholastic Parent & Child

"A profession of love . . . Irresistible."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)