Mama's Perfect Present

Mama's Perfect Present

by Diane Goode


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Finding the perfect birthday present for Mama is no easy task, even in a city as tempting as Paris. Come along with two picky shoppers and one darling dog as they zip from flower stall to fashion salon to patisserie, wreaking hilarious havoc at every turn. It's a shopping spree that's not to be missed!

"Clever and full of fun."--Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140565492
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/01/1999
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.28(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 3 - 8 Years

About the Author

Diane Goode says, "In this book I wanted to capture the feeling that there's a wonderful world waiting right around the corner.” Since winning the Caldecott Honor for When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant at the start of her career, Diane Goode has written and illustrated such lovely picture books as Mama's Perfect Present and Thanksgiving is Here! Her son, Peter, to whom this book is dedicated, is now grown. The talented author-illustrator lives in Watch-ung, New Jersey, with her husband and their yellow Lab.

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taramankin on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Siblings, brother and sister with their dog, go to find their Mama the perfect gift. Every time they think they may have found the perfect gift, their dog is causing a ruckus. They decide to paint their Mama a picture which includes a little bit of everything they encountered that day.