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Mother to Tigers (Junior Library Guild Selection)

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Publisher Comments:

andlt;Bandgt;You are a Bengal tiger cub,andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt; one of three — Dacca, Rajpur, Raniganj — abandoned by your mother. andlt;BRandgt; You are so cold and thin that someone with kind hands puts you on a heating pad and sits by you for hours, moistening your mouth with milk. andlt;BRandgt; When you give a weak cry and look up, there is a human face almost crying too. andlt;BRandgt; Your new mother is Helen Delaney Martini, who has already raised a lion cub in her New York apartment. Tigers in the bathtub will be no problem for her and her husband, Fred. andlt;BRandgt; This remarkable book — strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish — tells the story of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery in 1944 and its first woman zookeeper.

Synopsis:

This remarkable book--strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish--is a moving picture-book biography of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery. Full color.

Synopsis:


You are a Bengal tiger cub,
one of three — Dacca, Rajpur, Raniganj — abandoned by your mother.

You are so cold and thin that someone with kind hands puts you on a heating pad and sits by you for hours, moistening your mouth with milk.

When you give a weak cry and look up, there is a human face almost crying too.

Your new mother is Helen Delaney Martini, who has already raised a lion cub in her New York apartment. Tigers in the bathtub will be no problem for her and her husband, Fred.

This remarkable book — strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish — tells the story of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery in 1944 and its first woman zookeeper.

About the Author

George Ella Lyon has written twenty picture books, six illustrated by Peter Catalanotto: Who Came Down That Road? Cecil's Story, Mama Is a Miner, A Day at Damp Camp, Dreamplace, and Book. Her other books for young audiences include Come a Tide, illustrated by Stephen Gammell; Together, illustrated by Vera Rosenberry; and Counting on the Woods, with photographs by Ann W. Olson. Also the author of five novels, she lives with her family in Lexington, Kentucky.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689842214
Author:
Catalanotto, Peter
Author:
Catalanotto, Peter
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Animals - Zoos
Subject:
Zoo keepers.
Subject:
Animals / Zoos
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series:
Junior Library Guild Selection
Series Volume:
vol. 210
Publication Date:
March 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c int.+jkt
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in 15.015 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
5-8

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"Synopsis" by , This remarkable book--strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish--is a moving picture-book biography of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery. Full color.
"Synopsis" by ,


You are a Bengal tiger cub,
one of three — Dacca, Rajpur, Raniganj — abandoned by your mother.

You are so cold and thin that someone with kind hands puts you on a heating pad and sits by you for hours, moistening your mouth with milk.

When you give a weak cry and look up, there is a human face almost crying too.

Your new mother is Helen Delaney Martini, who has already raised a lion cub in her New York apartment. Tigers in the bathtub will be no problem for her and her husband, Fred.

This remarkable book — strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish — tells the story of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery in 1944 and its first woman zookeeper.

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