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Mama, I'll Give You the World

Written by Roni SchotterAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Roni Schotter
Illustrated by S. Saelig GallagherAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by S. Saelig Gallagher


· Dragonfly Books
· Trade Paperback · Ages 4-8 years
· February 12, 2013 · $7.99 · 978-0-449-81142-9 (0-449-81142-5)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter. Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter's World of Beauty to watch her mama work—cutting, coloring, and curling customers' hair. Before they go home, Mama puts her tip money in a special envelope for Luisa—for college. She wants to give Luisa the world! But Luisa has a plan of her own. For Mama's birthday, Luisa wants to give Mama the world. . . . This touching story of a loving child and a single, hard-working mother is sure to be a favorite of families everywhere.

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RONI SCHOTTER is the author of numerous books for children, including The Boy Who Loved Words, a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award Winner; Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street, an NCTE Notable Trade Book in the Language Arts; F Is for Freedom, recipient of the Washington Irving Award; Hanukkah!, winner of the National Jewish Book Award; Captain Bob Takes Flight; and Captain Bob Sets Sail. 

S. SAELIG GALLAGHER is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including Moonhorse by Mary Pope Osborne; The Selfish Giant, a fairy tale written by Oscar Wilde; The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pullman; and Blue Willow by Pam Conrad.

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