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Mama Tiger, Tiger Cub

3.11  ·  Rating details ·  62 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Follow Mama Tiger throughout the day as she explores her world in a sweet, simple board book from Steve Light.

Mama Tiger swims up a zigzag river full of slippery fish, climbs onto a shady branch of a big tree, and follows a bird into fragrant flowers. What is Mama Tiger looking for? And what will she do once she finds it? In this companion to the celebrated board book Blac
Board Book, 16 pages
Published May 14th 2019 by Candlewick Press (MA)
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First sentence: Mama Tiger/ Bright Sky/ Mama Tiger/ Zigzag River/ Mama Tiger/ Slippery Fish/

Premise/plot: Does this one have a plot? If it does--and I'm not saying it doesn't--it's up to readers to piece the dots together. Or to phrase it a different way, it is up to readers to supply THE VERBS. The book follows MAMA TIGER. Tiger Cub makes an appearance by the end of the book.

My thoughts: I like simple. I can do simple. Word books for little ones do not require verbs or a story. Alphabet books d
Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book*
Mama Tiger, Tiger Cub by Steve Light. BOARD BOOK. Candlewick Press. $8. 9781536206777



Mama Tiger and Tiger Cub begin their day together. As the day progresses Mama Tiger is searching high and wide for something special. She travels up a zigzag river, she swims past a slippery fish, and climbs a big tree. She has no luck and continues her search. She sees a fluttering bird, passes fragrant flowers and finally in frustration she gives a loud
Jenn Adams
I enjoyed the art which is a combination of collage and what appears to be stamped paint. Very simple, which is of course fine for a board book. You could also do plenty with it, because the pictures feature lots of bright colors etc.
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Typical board book. Cute, repetitive, fun descriptions. Love the illustrations with vibrant colors.
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Mar 06, 2020 rated it really liked it

2020 storytime theme: baby storytime - animals

Reviewed from a library copy.
Mar 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
Simple and cute, perfect for reading to small groups of younger children.
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Steve Light grew up in an enchanted place known as New Jersey. He went on to study Illustration at Pratt Institute, he also studied with Dave Passalacqua. Upon graduating he did some corporate illustrations for companies such as: AT&T, Sony Films, and the New York Times Book Review. Steve Light then went on to design buttons that were acquired by the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum. He has since publi ...more

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