Mama, I'll Give You the World by Roni Schotter

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Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter. Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter's World of Beauty to watch her mama work—cutting, coloring, and curling customers' hair. Before they go home, Mama puts her tip money in a special envelope for Luisa—for college. She wants to give Luisa the world! But Luisa has a plan of her own. For Mama's birthday, Luisa wants to give Mama the world. . . . This touching story of a loving child and a single, hard-working mother is sure to be a favorite of families everywhere.

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Roni Schotter is the award-winning author of many picture books for children, including "Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street"; " The Boy Who Loved Words"; "Mama, I'll Give You the World"; and "In the Piney Woods". She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her family. Cyd Moore is the illustrator of many picture books, among them the best-selling I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt and its sequel, It's Time for School, Stinky Face. She lives in Beverly Hills, Michigan.
Published February 12, 2013 by Schwartz & Wade. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Every day after school, the bus drops Luisa at the door of Walter’s World of Beauty where Mama works “cutting, coloring, and curling.” While Mama clips and combs, Luisa does her homework.

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