Synopses & Reviews
How much do fathers love their children? Enough to fly them to school in a plane? Enough to dig for the biggest dinosaur the world has ever known? From exploring dark caves to leading a marching band to even being a space alien, a fatherand#8217;s love is unconditional, and he will do anything to make sure all of his childand#8217;s dreams come true.
The dynamic duo of Sherry North and Marcellus Hall team up once again to treat parents and children to a story that celebrates affection with imagination. Because I Am Your Daddy is a great read-aloud book at storytime or a soothing book at bedtime, and an ideal gift for new fathers on Fatherand#8217;s Day.
FandP level:and#160;K and#160; Praise for Because I Am Your Daddy
"Daddy/daughter bedtime reading doesn't get any cozier. The text is accompanied by Hall's fun and stylishly retro watercolors." -BookPage
"This selection is a perfect Father's Day pick." -School Library Journal
"Hall's airy, retro-flavored watercolors depict the father's artfully exaggerated roles. A stylish depiction of fatherly devotion."and#160;-Publishers Weekly
"The loving bond between parent and child is at the core of the story, and the joy is as much in the hugs as in the imaginative play." -Booklist
"Hall's simply gorgeous retro-styled watercolors depicting a dad with his dark-haired daughter and her dolly go to town with each premise--the image of the three of them surfing is nothing short of breathtaking in its jewel-toned splashy motion."and#160;-Kirkusand#160;reviews
Also available by Sherry North and Marcellus Hall
Praise for Because You Are My Baby
and#8220;Rhythmsand#160;reminiscent of those in Margaret Wise Brownand#8217;s Runaway Bunny . . . The sentimental text is balanced by simple geometric shapes that evoke rockets, sea life, and airplanes adventuring happily together in uncluttered spreads.and#8221; and#8212;Booklist
and#8220;Wry but always inviting images . . . lifts a familiar premise far above the ordinary.and#8221; and#8212;Publishers Weekly
and#160; Also available from Marcellus Hall Praise for City I Love
[STAR] and#8220;Many added layers of narrative delight as well as beautiful colors and an eye-catching sense of design . . . This book is really special, a global tour de force.and#8221; and#8212;School Library Journal, starred review
[STAR] and#8220;Halland#8217;s watercolor urban scenes capture the big cityand#8217;s scale while depicting both its bustle and its quieter corners.and#8221; and#8212;Kirkus, starred reviewFandP level: Z
From the author-and-illustrator team behind the bestselling "Because You Are My Baby" comes this tribute to fathers--an ideal gift for Father's Day. Full color.
One devoted teacher will stop at nothing to show her class the wonders of the world. From soaring over the Great Wall of China to hang gliding in the Australian Outback, the class has all kinds of adventures, across all seven continents.
Because You Are My Teacher, a companion to Because You Are My Baby and Because I Am Your Daddy by the dynamic author-illustrator team of Sherry North and Marcellus Hall, is an exciting introduction to geography and makes a touching gift for any teacher who has broadened your childandrsquo;s horizons. The book includes a note about the seven continents and each of the places or creatures mentioned in the book.
Praise for Because You Are My Teacher
andquot;A sweet sentiment and a great way to get kids pumped about school and learningandmdash;Miss Frizzle would be proud.andquot;
andquot;Hallandrsquo;s watercolor illustrations capture the variety of locales, from sun-drenched deserts to cool-blue oceans... children will be interested in the different modes of transportation and out-of-the-ordinary sights.andquot;
andmdash;School Library Journal
andquot;Whether reading this book on their own, or listening to it read to them, young children will certainly want to discover more about the places this teacher takes her class.andrdquo;
andmdash;Library Media Connection
About the Author
Sherry North is a former writer and producer for CNN Headline News, and the author of Because You Are My Baby. She lives with her husband in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.and#160;Marcellus Hall illustrated Abramsand#8217; Because You Are My Baby and City I Love. He lives in New York City.