A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day Of Baby Carrying Around The World

Hardcover | February 1, 2001

byEmery BernhardIllustratorDurga Bernhard

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Through a steamy rain forest in Brazil, along a river in Papua New Guinea, across a frozen inlet in the arctic, this book takes young children on a far-reaching journey to discover how babies worldwide are carried and what they see from their unique vantage points. ''This is an exquisite book, for the detailed, folk-art style gouache illustrations, its overall design, and the wealth of information it includes.'' - Kirkus Reviews

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Through a steamy rain forest in Brazil, along a river in Papua New Guinea, across a frozen inlet in the artic, this book takes young children on a far-reaching journey to discover how babies worldwide are carried and what they see from their unique vantage points. The text and full-color illustrations are supplemented by an extensive glossary about the 11 cultures featured in this book

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Through a steamy rain forest in Brazil, along a river in Papua New Guinea, across a frozen inlet in the arctic, this book takes young children on a far-reaching journey to discover how babies worldwide are carried and what they see from their unique vantage points. 'This is an exquisite book, for the detailed, folk-art style gouache illustrations, its overall design, and the wealth of information ...

Emery Bernhard is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Emery Bernhard include Eagles: Lions of the Sky Level E (Into English), Prairie Dogs, Happy New Year!, and A Ride on Mother's Back: A Day of Baby Carrying around the World.No Bio
Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 9.25 × 11.25 × 0.46 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152008705

ISBN - 13:9780152008703

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book! Great multicultural book! Not to specific on the types of carriers but still a fabulous book for any child!!
Date published: 2008-01-07