My Mom

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Macmillan, Mar 31, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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We first meet Mom over a cup of coffee, clad in a floral robe. The robe is ever present as her child describes her wondrous abilities and traits. The ultimate message that shines forth is: "I love my mom. And you know what? SHE LOVES ME! (And she always will.)"

"With simplicity, strength, and complete understanding of children's perceptions, Browne uses the voice of an unseen child to praise one mother – and, by extension, all moms." – Booklist

"The sentiment is so pure that this tale will be a beloved addition to a family's repertoire of stories to treasure." – Kirkus Reviews

 

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

The young narrator of this sweet, heartwarming picture-book tribute to mothers describes his own mom's many wonderful qualities, from her skills as cook and juggler to her butterfly-like beauty and ... Read full review

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User Review  - lbradf4 - LibraryThing

The book My Mom by Anthony Browne is very cute description of a boy's mother, by the boy. He talks about all the extraordinary things that his mother can do, and how wonderful she is to him. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

ANTHONY BROWNE has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and was a recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for the body of his work. My Mom is a companion book to My Brother, a Best Children's Book of the Year, Bank Street College, and the best-selling My Dad. He lives in Kent, England.

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