Mama, Do You Love Me?

Mama, Do You Love Me?

Book - 1991
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Mama, do you love me? Yes I do Dear One. How much? In this universal story, a child tests the limits of independence and comfortingly learns that a parent's love is unconditional and everlasting. The story is made all the more captivating by its unusual Arctic setting. The lyrical text introduces young readers to a distinctively different culture, while at the same time showing that the special love that exists between parent and child transcends all boundaries of time and place. The story is beautifully complemented by graphically stunningillustrations that are filled with such exciting animals as whales, wolves, puffins, and sled dogs, and a carefully researched glossary provides additional information on Arctic life. This tender and reassuring book is one that both parents and children will turn to again and again.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c1991
ISBN: 9780877017592
Branch Call Number: JP Jooss 05jv 01
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill
Additional Contributors: Lavallee, Barbara


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ArapahoeSarahD Oct 14, 2016

This was one of my favorite books as a child! The pictures are captivating and the message is heartwarming. This is a classic you'll love to read again and again.

PimaLib_RobinG May 08, 2015

This classic tale of a mother's love for her child is magical. Plus, you get to learn what an Umiak is.

Aug 20, 2014

Very good and there is a glossary at the back to explain some of the unfamiliar words . Good book to read with the young ones .

pursecilla Jun 12, 2014

The previous poster failed to see that there is a glossary at the end of the book to define the words that may not be familiar with children.

I grew up reading this story. It is one of my childhood favorites. My son enjoys it too.

nypl_morningside_heights Mar 14, 2014

fun book to read but need to define a few words before reading.

Nov 06, 2010

This book was a favourite of my daughter's bedtime reading. Her grandmother went on a trip to Alaska and brought this book back for her. It will continue to be special. Barbara Lavallee's stylized whimsical paintings are exquisite.

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Dec 20, 2019

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Nov 07, 2010

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The story of a child living in the Arctic and testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who shows that a parent's love is unconditional.


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Nov 07, 2010

`I will love you forever and always, because you are my Dear One.'


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