Are You My Mother?, Paperback book

Are You My Mother?[Paperback]

by P.D. Eastman

4.44 out of 5 (50 ratings)

HarperCollins Publishers 
Publication Date:
03 April 2006 
Picture Books 


A new edition of the classic illustrated storybook, ideal for children just beginning to read on their own. A simple illustrated story of a baby bird's journey to find his mother. Children who have just started to read on their own will love following the baby bird on his quest as he asks everyone and everything that he meets 'Are You My Mother?' Beginner Books are designed to encourage even 'non-reading' children to read. This Green Back Book will boost the confidence of children who have just started to read on their own. Some Beginner Books are simple stories, others are hilarious nonsense: both types have been designed to give children confidence and make them want to go on reading.

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  • One of my favorite children's books.

    5.00 out of 5


  • Read this with "Sylvester & the Magic Pebble" and you should scar your kid for life. This story is about a little birt that fall out of its nest and wants to find its mother. After searching high & low, even asking a "snort," it finds the happy ending it's been looking for.

    5.00 out of 5


  • You could use this book for teaching punctuation and expression. It could also be used for prediction to see if the baby bird ever finds his mom. Students would like this book because it teaches them the lesson to "never give up" on what you are trying to find.

    5.00 out of 5


  • Are You My Mother? follows a confused baby bird who's been denied the experience of imprinting as he asks cows, planes, and steam shovels the Big Question. In the end he is happily reunited with his maternal parent in a glorious moment of recognition.

    5.00 out of 5


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