My Mother Is Mine

My Mother Is Mine

Illustrated by: Peter Elwell
For Ages: 1 - 5
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Marion Dane Bauer's bestselling My Mother Is Mine is now available as a Classic Board Book!

In simple verse, baby animals praise the attributes of their mothers and one little girl does the same. A baby robin loves how her mother feeds her worms, a baby kangaroo loves how tightly his mother holds him, and a baby giraffe loves how tall her mother is. Of all the special reasons why a mother is so special, baby loves her mother because her mother belongs only to her.

Perfect for sharing at Mother’s Day or any time of the year. This book resonates with the warmth and love between a mother and child.

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Marion  Dane Bauer
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Marion Dane Bauer

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book On My Honor and the New York Times bestseller My Mother Is Mine. Her other titles include A Mama for Owen, If You Were Born a Kitten, Grandmother's Song, and Thank You for Me! She has retired from the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults where she was the first Faculty Chair. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and can be reached at MarionDaneBauer.com.

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