Little Treasures by Jacqueline Ogburn
Endearments from Around the World

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A tender collection of endearments for children the world over. All over the world, people express their love for their children through endearments, such as “sweetie pie” or “peanut.” A child might be called little angel, angelito, in Spanish or precious, bao bei, in Chinese or my sweet little moon, mera chanda, in Hindi.
Little Treasures offers a wealth of endearments in fourteen languages to share with your own beloved poppet and petit chou.  
 

About Jacqueline Ogburn

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This book began when Jacqueline K. Ogburn heard a friend call his children by German endearments.  Years later, with the help of many friends, friends of friends, and complete strangers, that fascination has resulted in Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World.  Ms. Ogburn is also the author of nine other picture books, including A Dignity of Dragons and The Bake Shop Ghost. She lives in Durham, N.C. with her husband and their two chicklets, Claire and Emily.  Chris Raschka, writer, illustrator and trained violist is one of the country’s top children’s book talents. His Yo! Yes? was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1993 while his Hello Goodbye Window won the Caldecott Medal in 2005 . This is Chris’s first picture book for Houghton Mifflin Books for Children.
 
Published January 3, 2012 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books.

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There is a lot of information in this slim book, and Raschka’s playful illustrations of people of all colors—in cheerful rainbow hues—serves to helpfully group the characters of one country or language together.

Jan 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Little Treasures: Endearments...

Publishers Weekly

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Move over, “sunshine.” Ogburn and Raschka give families a whole new vocabulary with which to express their love, exploring terms of endearment used around the globe.

Oct 31 2011 | Read Full Review of Little Treasures: Endearments...

New York Journal of Books

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“As this amiable picture book demonstrates so sweetly, love comes in all shapes, colors, and languages.”

Jan 03 2012 | Read Full Review of Little Treasures: Endearments...

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