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Mommy's Hands (edition 2004)

by Kathryn Lasky, Jane Kamine, Darcia LaBrosse (Illustrator)

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Member:A.Bond
Title:Mommy's Hands
Authors:Kathryn Lasky
Other authors:Jane Kamine, Darcia LaBrosse (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic, Inc (2004), Paperback
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:Picture book PS - gr 1, Mothers, children, caring, reflection

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Mommy's Hands by Kathryn Lasky

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Three young children describe many of the things they love that their mommy's hands do. Very, very sweet :-)

I would use this to help the children see that children and parents from different races/nationalities all love the same way. ( )
  AdrienneWood | Sep 11, 2013 |
2yrs.-5yrs.
This book can help a small child, to see what Mommy's hands are doing for them, almost . Mommy's hands can draw and bake, comfort and cuddle, point out the stars in the night sky and plant a beautiful garden, all this and more just to make the child better. ( )
  Fran01 | Mar 13, 2013 |
"quote" To a small child, a mother's hands are almost magical. Mommy 's hands can draw and bake, comfort and cuddle, point out the stars in the night sky, and plant a beautiful garden. pierce college library ages 4 to 8
  alaskagirl | Mar 6, 2013 |
this is a book about the different things kids hands can do and the things a mommy's hands can do
  legendsscc | Mar 4, 2013 |
This book is great to show the relationship between a mother and her child. The mother represents caring for her young no mattter the ethinicity. This book is primarily for a younger age group such as infant to Kindergarten. ( )
  Kcarline143 | Jan 26, 2012 |
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Ages 3-5. A tender and affectionate series of tete-a-tetes between three moms and their children. «I love my mommy's hands,» says an Asian girl, who clings to her mother's hand in the rain. A little redhead loves to count his mom's freckles when his hands pull her close. An African American boy watches his mom's hands pour milk and never spill a drop. The activities are those of daily life: making frost pictures on the windows in winter, planting radishes in the spring, gazing at the constellations on a summer night. The pictures are done in sweet pastel colors without being cloying. The gentlest of lines define facial features and hair--wavy, curly--and the hands of both mothers and children are as expressive as dance and as lovely as flowers.

 
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To a small child, a mother's hands are almost magical. Mommy's hands can draw and bake, comfort and cuddle, point out the stars in the night sky and plant a beautiful garden. This charming book, told from the point of view of three different young children, is sure to bring smiles of joy and recognition to both moms and their little ones.

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Young children describe the various things their hands and their mothers' hands do when they are together throughout the different seasons of the year.

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