Little Baby Buttercup by Linda AshmanLittle Baby Buttercup by Linda Ashman

Little Baby Buttercup

byLinda AshmanIllustratorYou Byun

Hardcover | January 29, 2015

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In this delightful love letter to a growing child, Linda Ashman and You Byun celebrate the magic of those fleeting days of early childhood. Their lively read-aloud shows the delight to be found in the world of a toddler. Every day brings new milestones and adventure—and little Buttercup is eager to reach out and experience it all, while her mother is always eager to reach out with a hug. Rhyming text captures a mother and baby's joy in their shared time, and charming paintings make all the moments—both quiet and boisterous—shine.
Linda Ashman (www.lindaashman.com) is the author of more than twenty-five picture books, including, most recently, Rain!, which Kirkus called “altogether delightful” in a starred review. Her books have been included on the “best of the year” lists of The New York Times, Parenting and Child magazines, the New York Public Library, the IR...
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Title:Little Baby ButtercupFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 8.62 × 0.37 inPublished:January 29, 2015Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399167633

ISBN - 13:9780399167638

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“Rocks with simple, solid rhymes (encouraging participation and pleasingly predictable to listeners). . . . A joyful, one-sided conversation that narrates the everyday pleasures that spring from the care for a small child. . . . Visually describe[s] the variety of tiny experiences a single day with a toddler brings as well as a parent’s intense focus on their little one. . . . Cozy, predictable, cheerful and brimming with motherly love—a dependably pleasing read-aloud for the smaller set.”—Kirkus Reviews“Endearing. . . . Easy to imagine how these pages could become a go-to source of calm and comfort. Ashman and Byun make a case that in both noticing and being noticed, we are loved and lucky.”—Publishers Weekly“Ashman deftly integrates rich vocabulary into her couplets. . . . The soft colors and spare details suit the intended young audience.”—School Library Journal“Playful . . . captures the special, loving relationship between parent and toddler. . . . The bouncing, enthusiastic toddler depicted in Byun’s ink-and-watercolor illustrations perfectly matches Ashman’s jaunty, rhythmic lines. . . . Little ones will easily relate to many of Buttercup’s moments. . . . This cozy title is a treat to read aloud for little ears, and a great fit for bedtime. . . . About unconditional love in both big and small moments.”—Booklist