Mama's Milk

Mama's Milk


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Celebrating the warm and loving bond between mammal mamas and their babies, this lushly illustrated, lyrical book shows little ones doing what comes naturally: nursing. A perfect choice for cuddling up with a breast-feeding child or the older sibling who wonders how the new baby gets fed.

   • A tender look at humans and animals breast-feeding in their natural habitats.
   • Promotes infant health and attachment parenting.
   • A thoughtful, supportive gift for new and soon-to-be moms.
   • Fascinating nursing facts included: Kangaroo milk is pink! Calf elephants may nurse up to 5 years!


"There's nothing more natural than a baby nursing from its mother, and this theme serves as the inspiration for a moving tale that celebrates the miracle of breastfeeding. . . An ode to all things maternal."
—Publishers Weekly

"This cozy offering will be welcomed by parents who want to share the joy and naturalness of breastfeeding with their children."
—Marge Loch-Wouters, Menasha Public Library, WI
School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582461816
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 04/01/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,250,403
Product dimensions: 8.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

ASHLEY WOLFF has written and/or illustrated over 40 books, including The Pen that Pa Built, Only the Cat Saw, Baby Beluga, Stella and Roy, and the ever-popular Miss Bindergarten series. She lives in San Francisco, California.

MICHAEL ELSOHN ROSS is the award-winning author of more than forty books for children. For over thirty years he has worked as a naturalist in Yosemite National Park, where he has joyfully observed children and other young animals at play. He lives along the Merced River in El Portal, California.

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