Girl of Mine (Board Books)
LB Kids, 9780316735780, 20pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2010
This companion book to Boy of Mine shows a dazzling little girl enjoying playtime in the moon's soft glow. As daddy cradles his baby girl, she is suddenly whisked away on a fantastical adventure, swinging above lush floral gardens under the golden moonlight. The sweet text, inspired by "Rock-A-Bye Baby," will whisk little ones off to peaceful slumber. With Asim's engaging and adorable rhymes and Pham's vibrant illustrations, babies and parents alike are sure to fall for Girl 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 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.