I Love My Mommy Because... by Laurel Porter Gaylord

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Endearing illustrations and simple phrases combine in a book that shows how animal mothers care for their babies with the same tender love as human mothers do, and the line ""She tucks me in,"" depicts a kangaroo mother with her joey.
 

About Laurel Porter Gaylord

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Laurel Porter-Gaylord is an artist as well as an author. Ashley Wolff is the creator and illustrator of many popular picture books.
 
Published February 14, 1991 by Dutton Juvenile. 24 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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a giraffe helps its calf ""reach things,"" etc., until the conclusion, when ""I love my daddy and my daddy loves me"" is illustrated with a different child and her dad.

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a giraffe helps its calf "reach things," etc., until the conclusion, when "I love my daddy and my daddy loves me" is illustrated with a different child and her dad.

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In keeping with the spirit of the season, animals and their offspring feature in four titles released just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day. In I Love My Mommy Because... and I Love My Daddy

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Children may well identify with the baby animals pictured, all of whom love their parents for all that they do for their children, whether it be a daddy emperor penguin that ""keeps me safe and warm"" or a mother panda that ""gives me great big hugs.""

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In keeping with the spirit of the season, animals and their offspring feature in four titles released just in time for Mother's Day and Father's Day.

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