Boy of Mine (Board Books)

By Jabari Asim, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)

LB Kids, 9780316735773, 20pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

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Description

In this imaginative bedtime companion to Girl of Mine, an adorable little boy plays among the stars before his mommy tucks him in and wishes him sweet dreams. The beautiful starry sky in the illustrations is a tribute to Van Gogh's "Starry Night," and the charming lullaby, inspired by "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," will take babies on a magical journey before bedtime.
With Asim's engaging and adorable rhymes and Pham's vibrant illustrations, babies and parents alike are sure to fall for Boy of Mine.


About the Author

Jabari Asim is a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a recent recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. He has written for the Washington Post and has published critically-acclaimed serious adult nonfiction. He lives in Urbana, IL, with his wife and five children. LeUyen (pronounced Lay-win) Pham was born in Saigon, Vietnam and grew up in Southern California. She attended the Art Center College of Design and worked as a layout artist for Dreamworks before illustrating children's books full-time. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and baby boy.
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