I Love My Mummy

I Love My Mummy

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A sweet, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between mother and child.

With a gentle, rhyming story and lovely illustrations, this is a book to be loved, shared and treasured. The perfect gift for every family, for new Mothers, on Mother's Day, or at any time of the year. From the author of picture book classic, Giraffes Can't Dance.

'This sweet and heartwarming ditty, told in witty rhyme by Giles Andreae, has cosy, bright illustrations, and is filled with feel-good charm' - Junior magazine

Winner of the Book Trust Early Years Award!
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 247 x 275 x 3mm | 179g
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • chiefly col. ill
  • 1408309572
  • 9781408309575
  • 77,790

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A celebration of the seemingly ordinary, this is a toddler's-eye view of the important qualities in a good mother - cuddling, drying tears, feeding, toileting, bathing, kissing and reading stories to the aforementioned toddler. What more could you ask? * Cork Evening Echo * Sweet and heartwarming ditty, told in witty rhyme by wordsmith Giles Andreae, has cosy, bright illustrations, and is filled with feel-good charm. * Junior * Andreae amd Dodd team up to create a winning read-aloud for the very young. * Kirkus * A beautiful and touching rhyming text, told with wit and charm. * Lytham St Annes Express * A story told with wit and charm. * Family Interest * I Love My Mummy was a particular favourite in our home. The beautiful bright illustrations and fun rhymes were a huge hit with my boys, and the celebratory topic of the bond between mum and baby really struck a chord. * Kirsty Gallacher, The Sun * Wonderful rhyming story about mothering and love that's perfect to share with babies and younger toddlers. * The Bookbag * Sure to melt the heart of any mummy and some children too! * Book Fest Guide * Tells of the tender relationship between mother and child through witty and touching rhyming text. * Nursery World * I Love My Mummy celebrates the funny, special and downright adorable moments that you share with your baby * Mother & Baby * This is a book to be read and shared time and time again * Carmarthen Journal * A winning read-aloud for the very young...the large format and warm tone make this truly perfect for little ones * Kirkus * A joyful read for you and your baby * Junior * A beautiful and touching rhyming text * Lytham St Anne Express * A story told with wit and charm * Family Interest *
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About Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae is the author of many top-selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four children by the river in Oxfordshire. Emma was brought up in Guildford, Surrey, in a family of artists. As a child she loved the work of Peter Firmin, John Burningham and Gerald Rose, and from as far back as she can remember she wanted to be an illustrator. Emma studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked in advertising, editorial and book illustration. The I Love You range has sold over 750,000 copies and I Love My Mummy won the Book Trust Early Years Award. Emma lives in Surrey with her husband and two children and their terrier cross, Buzz, who keeps her fit and provides inspiration. The family likes to spend any spare time in North Cornwall, surfing and walking in all weathers.
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Rating details

317 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 39% (123)
4 26% (82)
3 28% (88)
2 6% (20)
1 1% (4)
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