Love Song for a Baby by Marion Dane Bauer

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Come hear a song about a baby,

a very special baby.

Come hear a song about you.


This affectionate tribute to the all-encompassing love of a child will touch parents' and grandparents' hearts at the same time that it satisfies children's requests to tell them about when they were little. Best-selling author Marion Dane Bauer's lyrical text and award-winning illustrator Dan Andreasen's timeless paintings combine to create a gift of love -- for parent and child alike.

And oh,

how we love you!
 

About Marion Dane Bauer

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MARION DANE BAUER is the author of more than 40 books for children, including the Newbery Honor-winning book, On My Honor, and Rain of Fire, which won a Jane Adams Peace Association Award. She has also won the Kerlan Award for the body of her work. Her first book in the Ghost Colors series, The Blue Ghost, was named to the Texas Bluebonnet Master List for 2007-2008 and to the Sunshine State Award list, and her Stepping Stones mystery, The Secret of the Painted House, was a CCBC Children's Choices Book. Visit her Web site MarionDaneBauer.com PETER FERGUSON has also illustrated The Red Ghost and The Green Ghost. He is currently living in Japan.
 
Published December 20, 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The lyrical verses of this tribute to all the things there are to love about a baby, begins as a mother tells her young son about his earliest days.

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Taking off from Browning's famous opening line (“Let me count the ways”), Bauer (On My Honor ) compares a parent's love to the unchanging conditions of the natural world: “I love you as the bird/ loves a song to sing./ I love you as the waking bear/ loves the smell of spring.” In what look like m...

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"Come hear a song about a baby,/ a very special baby./ Come hear a song about you," begins this heartfelt ode to a baby's first experiences.

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