By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 2, 2012
Preschoolers will relate to Twiga’s desire for independence in this gorgeously illustrated picture book about baby giraffe that is oh so curious. This story of a mother’s love will soothe and delight readers of all ages.
Giveaway begins May 2, 2012, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 30, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
Reading level: Ages 1-5
Overview: In the wide, shining world there is so much to see, and Twiga is curious. But Twiga’s tall, tall Mama wants her baby to stay close, stay safe from the dangers that lurk near each irresistible sweet smell and sparkling sight that Twiga finds.
With lyrical text and enchanting illustrations, this story of a mother’s love will soothe and delight readers of all ages.
About the author: Toni Buzzeo is the New York Times Best Selling children’s author of sixteen picture books with three more forthcoming. For sixteen years, she worked as a school librarian in Portland where she honed her knowledge of children’s literature. Combining this knowledge with her love of children, Toni writes about characters of all stripes (including giraffes dinosaurs, loons, ducklings, teachers, and librarians) who explore their worlds, their relationships, and themselves in settings that include peaceful Maine lakes, rocky lighthouse islands, the African savannah as well as aquariums and the interiors of fictional public and school libraries. Toni is well known for her lively spirit and her sense of humor. Visit: http://tonibuzzeo.com/
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