HTML:This must-have classic about a baby bird in search of his mother is the perfect gift for Mother's Day!
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 treasured classic.
Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrationsthat give clues to their meaning.
The story is wonderful for read alouds. The reader can ask her audience the same question the baby bird asks everyone he meets - is that his mother? Also, children can identify all the animals and vehicles, and have fun making snort noises for the powerful machine. I love listening to my younger daughter deliver a deep snort sound. The repetitive text and the seeking plot create a story that allows even very young readers to join in the reading. Illustrations are simple but endearing, and the expressions on the baby bird's face bring him to life and inspire sympathy in the reader. A wonderful book, that was popular back when I was a child, and is still drawing eager young readers today.
and we read it to them all the time!!
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"A mother bird sat on her egg."