I Love You, Michigan Baby (Board book)
duopress, 9781946064967, 22pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2018
List Price: 8.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
“Michigan Baby, I love you so much. My love for you is longer than the Mackinac Bridge and taller than a lighthouse. My love for you is brighter than the city lights and as peaceful as a day in our Michigan forests.” And so it reads in this adorable book about all things Michigan. Cuddly and warm illustrations capture the joy and excitement of being a baby in the Great Lakes State, and the loving text and sweet verses make I Love You, Michigan Baby a love letter to all of Michigan’s newborns and tiny visitors alike.
About the Author
Shirley Vernick’s novel The Blood Lie was named to the Best Fiction for Young Adults list from the American Library Association. It also received the Simon Wiesenthal Once Upon a World Children’s Award and the Sydney Taylor Honor Book Award. The Black Butterfly, her most recent novel, is a Junior Library Guild selection. Her book Boston Baby was released by duopress in 2016.
Molly Bergin is an illustrator and designer based in Tampa, Florida. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in illustration. Molly’s illustrations have been published in Charleston Magazine, and she has participated in competitions with the Society of Illustrators. Her work spans into multiple markets and can be seen in magazines, children’s books, and greeting cards, and perhaps even on the T-shirt you are wearing.