Mama's Wild Child/Papa's Wild Child

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Charlesbridge Publishing, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In this Flip-me-over Book, a human mother and father each tell a child how various animalswhales, penguins, for their young. If I were your chimpanzee mama and you were my chimp ... I would build us a sleeping platform so we could rock-a-bye in the treetops ... Each spread includes additional information in small type explaining the particular behavior: Each day a chimp mother builds a fresh bed of leaves for herself and her baby. Both stories conclude with the adult tucking the youngster in bed with a kiss.

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User Review  - kfisher524 - LibraryThing

This is a cute book! This story gives fun facts about mothers and fathers in the wild. It explains their roles as parents and how they differ from others. It is a great way to teach children that all parents are different, but they all love their children. Read full review

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User Review  - kzrobin - LibraryThing

This was a cute book to show children how parents in the wild take care of their young. It talks about the different names for species of babies and where they live. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of several award-winning books for children, including AN EGG IS QUIET (Chronicle), A SEED IS SLEEPY (Chronicle), THE MOON OVER STAR (Dial), and AN ORANGE IN JANUARY (Dial).

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