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Mommy, Carry Me Please! (Jane Cabrera's Story Time)

Jane Cabrera


List Price: 18.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (3/24/2020)
Board book (10/16/2007)
Hardcover (1/6/2006)


From tiny 'roos to penguin chicks - and humans too! - babies love to be picked up.

Animal mothers of all kinds carry their babies in different ways. Mommy Hippo's baby is on her back. Mommy Lemur's baby is on her tummy. Mommy Monkey's baby is on her tail. And Human Mommy's baby is in her arms. With vibrantly-colored illustrations, this simple tale is a warm celebration of motherhood in its many forms.

Jane Cabrera's picture books have received worldwide attention and two Oppenheim Toy Portfolio awards. Her unique style has made her books a must-have for parents, teachers, and librarians for over a decade.
A Bank Street Best Childrens Book of the Year!

Praise For Mommy, Carry Me Please! (Jane Cabrera's Story Time)

"Vibrant background colors, large figures, minimal detail and bold, visible brush strokes comprise the kid-appealing artwork that will keep the focus on the Mommy-child interaction. Sure to carry the day."—Kirkus Reviews
"The art features Cabrera's trademark breezy, blocky, and bold animals in bright and energetic colors that focus children's eye and attention. This will be useful as a read-alone for beginning readers as well as a welcome addition to simple science collections for the toddler set."—School Library Journal
A Child Magazine Best Children's Book!

Holiday House, 9780823444748, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 24, 2020

About the Author

Jane Cabrera is the author and illustrator of many beloved books for young children, including Baa, Baa, Black Sheep; There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe; and Row, Row, Row Your Boat. She is best known for her exuberant versions of classic nursery rhymes and her bright, kid-friendly paint and collage illustrations. Publishers Weekly has said "her style exudes the joy of creation." She lives beside Dartmoor National Park in South Devon, England.