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This companion book to Boy of Mine shows a dazzling little girl enjoying playtime in the moon's soft glow. As daddy cradles his baby girl, she is suddenly whisked away on a fantastical adventure, swinging above lush floral gardens under the golden moonlight. The sweet text, inspired by "Rock-A-Bye Baby," will whisk little ones off to peaceful slumber. With Asim's engaging ...more
Board Book, 20 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by LB Kids
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Jan 05, 2015 Hayley DeRoche rated it it was ok
Cute pictures, but the meter is just off. The traditional sing-song pattern is missing, so it feels clunky and off-kilter.
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The illustrations in this book are great and I particularly like that the characters are diverse. The author tried to have a rhyming system with the story but syllables were just off and it did not flow well.
This book would be beneficial to have in a diverse classroom setting because of the unique family structure and ethnic identity of this book.
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Fantastic board book with an exuberant, adorable baby.
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