Synopses & Reviews
A tender collection of endearments for children the world over. All over the world, people express their love for their children through endearments, such as and#8220;sweetie pieand#8221; or and#8220;peanut.and#8221; A child might be called little angel, angelito, in Spanish or precious, bao bei, in Chinese or my sweet little moon, mera chanda, in Hindi.
Little Treasures offers a wealth of endearments in fourteen languages to share with your own beloved poppet and petit chou. and#160;
"Warm, funny, generous, this is a book that belongs in every library, and every lap."--The Horn Book
"The text and pictures make beautiful music together, and like babies themselves, this composition is irresistible."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Should be in every preschool collection."--School Library Journal (starred review)
and#160; "A joyful ode to the everyday miracle of babies."--The New York Times Book Review
"An effective and satisfying way of introducing the universal facets and feelings of childhood."--School Library Journal "This will have obvious appeal for populations with large ESLand#160;groups, but it would also make an excellent gift book for your own honey/pumpkin/sunshine/babycakes."--Bulletin "Move over, "sunshine." Ogburn and Raschka give families a whole new vocabulary with which to express their love. ...The message about familial love being a universal human trait is clearly and joyfully articulated; itand#8217;s hard to imagine a sweeter concept." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "A colorful catalogue of endearments for children spans the globe and expands awareness by showing how love is universal." --Kirkus "Marvelous illustrations by the Caldecott winner Raschka and an inclusive look at expressions of love from Poland to Uganda. Little 'Light of My Hearts' (Arabic) and 'Little Fatties' (Chile) will relish the experience." --New York Times
Every day, everywhere, babies are born. They're kissed and dressed and rocked and fed--and completely adored by the families who love them. With an irresistible rhyming text and delightfully endearing illustrations, here is an exuberant celebration of playing, sleeping, crawling, and of course, very noisy babies doing all the wonderful things babies do best.
In this baby extravaganza, Meyers describes babies and the wonderful things they do from the time they are born until their first birthday. Full-color illustrations.
A vibrant board book just right for babies everywhere!
About the Author
This book began when Jacqueline K. Ogburn heard a friend call his children by German endearments.and#160;and#160;Years later, with the help of many friends, friends of friends, and complete strangers, that fascination has resulted in Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World.and#160; Ms. Ogburn is also the author of nine other picture books, including A Dignity of Dragons and The Bake Shop Ghost. She lives in Durham, N.C. with her husband andand#160;their two chicklets, Claire and Emily.and#160;
Chris Raschka, writer, illustrator and trained violist is one of the countryand#8217;s top childrenand#8217;s book talents. His Yo! Yes? was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1993 while his Hello Goodbye Window won the Caldecott Medal in 2005 . This is Chrisand#8217;s first picture book for Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.