A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother bird’s egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as she’s gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a Snort. The timeless message of the bond between mother and child make P. D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? a must for baby showers, beginning readers, and Mother’s Day.
Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
About P.D. Eastman
P. D. EASTMAN—aka Philip Dey Eastman—wrote and/or illustrated 18 children’s books, including Are You My Mother?, Go, Dog. Go!, Robert the Rose Horse, and The Best Nest. Trained at the National Academy of Design, Philip had worked for Walt Disney Productions and Warner Brothers Cartoons when he enlisted in the Army in 1943 and was assigned to the Signal Corps Film Unit—a unit headed by Theodor Geisel (who would later become known to the world as Dr. Seuss). When his friend Ted Geisel approached him to write for his new Beginner Book series at Random House, Philip—now P.D.—published his first book, Sam and the Firefly. Since then, Random House has sold over 30 million books by P.D. Eastman, and he has become one of the most beloved children's book authors in the world.
WINNER 2012 Scholastic Parent & Child 100 Greatest Books for Kids
WINNER 2012 TimeOutNewYorkKids.com 50 Best Books for Kids