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?Eres Mi Mama? (Beginner Books B-18)

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Un pajarito que va en busca de su mama es el argumento de esta divertida adaptacion del clasico de P. D. Eastman, ahora en un nuevo formato de libro carton mas grande, perfecto para bebes y ninos pequenos.
A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Board Book adapation of P.D. Eastman's classic story, perfect for babies and toddlers--now in a larger trim-si
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Board Book, 24 pages
Published September 25th 2001 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1960)
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Cher
Sep 27, 2011 Cher rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-book
Grades: pre-k to 2nd
When I was in first grade, my sister and I found out we were adopted. I instantly sought comfort in this book. We were told we were adopted because in class we had to write down where we inherited our facial features and hair from. I couldn't say where I got my curly hair from and when my teacher told me I had to get curly hair from someone in my family, I came home from school on a mission to discover where it came from knowing that I was the only one with curls. The idea th
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Pooja
Jan 31, 2017 Pooja rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebooks
A baby bird is look out for her mother.

No, her mother is not missing! How can adult go missing?

But this baby bird has decided to go on an adventure and until it finds its mother, there's no stopping her!
Sweet and cute story!
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Ann M
Nov 28, 2007 Ann M rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone with a mother, or who is a mother
Recommended to Ann by: I remembered it from childhood. I loved it when I was little.
I absolutely love this book!!!! This book never gets old and never stops being fun to read or hear. We LOVE this book!

For years Thea pretended to "pop!" from the egg. She still does sometimes. And this book is how she first learned that animals EAT other animals..

She knew birds caught worms. But it wasn't until I asked her what the baby bird was going to DO with the worm that I realized she didn't know. She said the worm was going to live in the nest with the baby bird. Like a pet.

So I, somewh
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MostlyDelores
Jan 30, 2014 MostlyDelores rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s, favorites
Mother Bird wears a kerchief on her head because of femininity.



Keamy Loken
Dec 24, 2011 Keamy Loken rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Strange story, the main character was VERY dim which did not suit the story.
It at first seemed as though it would be a breath taking story started with the age old question. "Are you my mother?" But his repeated asking of this question (To other animals and inanimate objects that could not possibly be his mother.)I found slightly disturbing. It also contributed to my fear that this newly hatched bird, had mental retardation brought on by his fall from the nest.
This book also brings up another s
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Jason Carr
Jan 08, 2015 Jason Carr rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A startling exposition on the morality of snorts.
Shanna Gonzalez
Feb 04, 2013 Shanna Gonzalez rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-00-04
Are You My Mother, a simple, well-loved classic, opens with a mother bird sitting on her egg. When the egg begins to move, she leaves to find some food for her anticipated baby. In her absence, the egg hatches, and the hatchling sets out in search of his mother. He asks a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a cow if they are his mother, and each says "no." He sees a car, a boat, and an airplane, is disappointed that none of them are his mother either. Finally, he finds a construction digger, which he call ...more
Mad Tom
Feb 25, 2017 Mad Tom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second book I ever read to my daughter, and the first (and one of the only) non-rhyming books she enjoyed.

It's a book of traveling and education, meeting others that are different from you. Baby bird, as they're known to do, falls from the nest and wanders aimlessly for the mother it has yet to meet. Dog, cow, chicken, backhoe, baby bird can't find its mother until kismet allows the benevolent backhoe to replace it back into its nest and mother bird comes flying back in the nick of time! Wai
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Paganalexandria
Jan 12, 2014 Paganalexandria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: physical-copy
This was my nephews favorite book growing up. It had special meaning because I was raising him during his own mother's issues. At the time, they prevented her from being there. It broke my heart that maybe this little boy was confused about which of the women in his life was actually his mother. Maybe it is why this story meant so much to him. All I know is that he would crawl into my lap, with his battered copy of this book, and ask me to read it to him, over, and over again.

Imagine my surpris
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Michael Finocchiaro
This is a wonderful story that I absolutely adored reading over and over again to my kids. It has great sonorities to the words and is lots of fun. It is a great way for especially small kids to learn that just because mommy disappears for a little while, she will always come back - and sometimes with a tasty treat - yummy worms!! :)
A must for kids!
Rossy
Jan 06, 2015 Rossy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s
How could the mother bird leave while the egg was hatching? T______T
DJ Harris
Mar 27, 2013 DJ Harris rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

My grandson, Gauge, and I read this book together recently. He is only 4-years-old and I noticed that this book is a little hard for him to follow. It also doesn't engage him as well as other books in the same genre have in the past. I still like the book, but for the real young ones it might be a skip.
midnightfaerie
Apparently this is a popular theme, as we've seen it several times in many books. I thought it was a little long for the topic, or maybe I just wasn't that interested. But it looked like my kids felt differently. Both my preschool and school aged kids enjoyed it and were engaged throughout.
Anna
Feb 25, 2016 Anna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Even though I am older then this experience level I can still read it even though Its a baby book. I will read this book to my nieces and nephew I don't really care about reading a baby book to a "baby". My mom read this book to me when I was little so it is cute for that matter and also cute in the fact when my nieces and nephew grow up I can show how many books I read to them and maybe they will read it to there great-grandchildren,grandchildren, nieces, and nephew so it is cute. It is kinda l ...more
Jim
Marg bought 4 of these books for the upcoming grandmonster & asked me to mail them. They're in a nifty 4"x6" thick cardboard format, unlike the ones we had for our kids. Hopefully harder for little fingers to tear. I had to read them first. I remember this one well. Pretty good, although not the best. Cute pictures, though.
Robin
Sep 10, 2007 Robin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
especially delicious when read by mark miller!
Yolanda Sfetsos
Dec 10, 2014 Yolanda Sfetsos rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics
I used to LOVE reading this book to my daughter! I read it to her SO many times, and she loved it every single time. :)
Stacy
Jan 14, 2017 Stacy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mairead
Love that the kitten just stares. Dialogue phrasing cracked me up. Snort!
Jeniece Goellner
So I now have two conflicting views on this book. It is very much a beloved classic in children's literature. And I have very fond memories. It is a simple story with lots of repetition that children tend to gravitate to. A simple color palette, mainly muted browns with pops of yellow and red, with some gorgeous illustrations. However....now that I'm going to be an adoptive mother, this book can simply not be in my household. And now that I am looking at it from the view point of an adoptive mot ...more
Marta
Mar 11, 2017 Marta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children
Very cute.
Alyssa Miller
Mar 11, 2014 Alyssa Miller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“Are You My Mother” is an outstanding children’s book. It is written by P.D. Eastman and is told by a baby bird who falls out of his nest. The little bird's mother feels the egg moving around so she goes out to get food for the newborn. While she is gone, the baby bird falls out of the nest and encounters a bunch of different animals to try and find his mother.

This book is told in first person by the baby bird. The main character is the baby bird. There are also some other animals that are only
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Leanne Mc
This book is based on a baby bird’s struggle to distinguish who his mother is. His mother flew off to find food for her baby before he hatched. She wanted to be prepared for his arrival and it was her maternal instinct to do so. “He will want to eat”. When the baby bird hatches he automatically thinks he is alone and sets out to find his mother. He is quite advanced for such a new baby bird as he has the awareness that he should have a mother. He has no idea who his mother is or what she physica ...more
Jeanette  "Astute Crabbist"
Some of my earliest childhood memories are of this book. I can still hear my mom's voice making the voices as she read it to me!
Shanu
Jan 20, 2016 Shanu rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Birds rarely let their eggs unsupervised. Birds that fell out of the nest right after hatching die. Why is this book lying to me ?
Jasmine
May 07, 2015 Jasmine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
good book just want to read it now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...more
Sarah
Mar 28, 2017 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My 6-month-old likes the board book version. I highly recommend a silly, stuffy-nosed voice for the little bird.
TRENA
May 11, 2015 TRENA rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book to my little brother who is three. He really enjoyed this book because he loves birds and all the pictures. I thought this book was a really good book to teach young elementary kids how to read and different types of animals.

“Are You My Mother?” is a book about a baby bird who just hatched out of an egg and has to find his mother. The baby bird first asks a kitten if she is his mother and the kitten just stares at him so the baby bird walks away. The baby bird then asks a hen an
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Brendan
Oct 25, 2015 Brendan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Are You My Mother? , one of P.D. Eastman’s classic children’s books, tells the tale about a baby bird searching for his mother. Before he hatches from his egg, the baby bird’s mother decides to search for food before her child is born. In spite of the mother’s good intentions, the baby bird is born alone and desires to see his mother. So, the baby goes on a journey in search of his mother, the only problem is that he doesn’t know what his mother looks like. A personal favorite of mine, this stor ...more
Vibiana Cruz
May 20, 2014 Vibiana Cruz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Are You My Mother” is a great children’s book. It is written by P.D. Eastman. It is told by a baby bird who falls out of his nest. The little bird's mother felt the baby bird moving around in the egg, so she went to find him something to eat. The baby bird falls out of the nest while his mother is gone. He encounters a bunch of different animals, but is not very successful in finding his own mother.

This book is told in first person by the baby bird. The main character is the baby bird. However
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Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman was an American screenwriter, children's author, and illustrator. As an author, he is known primarily as P. D. Eastman. A protégé of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Eastman wrote many books for children, in his own distinct style under the Dr. Seuss brand of Random House, many of which were in the Beginner Books series.

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