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On Mother's Lap by Ann Herbert Scott

On Mother's Lap

by Ann Herbert Scott

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This is a great book for a child who is having a new sibling brought into the family. It allows the child to see how their mother will still have room for them and their sibling in their lives.

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Pierce College Library
  Mercedesrose | Jun 5, 2019 |
Inside a home in the Artic, through child centered third person, Michael wants to be in mothers lap along with all his favorite things. Repetition is used to create a welcoming and loving feeling. The use of dialect, warm tone illustrations, and negative space creates a heartfelt story of a mothers ever expanding love.Related Activity: Discuses the time setting within the story and how the depictions may or may not still be relevant to rural life.

Related Activity: Discuses the time setting within the story and how the depictions may or may not still be relevant to rural life. ( )
  Sean-M-Hagensieker | May 20, 2019 |
Michael wants to sit on his mothers’ lap with things that are close to his heart, in the comfort of his home in Alaska. The use of dialect, and oil pastel illustrations shows the loving comfort of his home, while also showing that there is plenty of room on his mothers’ lap for other important people in Michaels’ life. ( )
  allisonweinzirl | May 19, 2019 |
Loving story about a boy and his mother in their native home of Alaska. Boy wants to have everything his loves with him and his mother's attention. Mother has endless amounts of love and space in her lap and she is willing and able to love everything he does as well as him. Warm and fuzzy feeling. ( )
  JessieIrwin9092 | May 14, 2019 |
Michael is sitting on his mother's lap but keeps getting down and getting a bunch of things like toys that he likes. But then his little sister wakes up and his mother has to put her on her lap. Michael wants to sit on his mother's lap too, and his mother makes room for him and they all snuggle together.
Ages 3 and up
Pierce College Library
  McKenzie_Youngman | Dec 13, 2018 |
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Michael was sitting on his mother's lap.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0395629764, Paperback)

A little Inuit boy discovers there's room for himself and his baby sister on their mother's lap.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:37 -0400)

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A small Eskimo boy discovers that Mother's lap is a very special place with room for everyone.

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