Sunday, 28 April 2019

Storybook Corner Book Review: I Love My Mum Because (Children's Picture Activity Book)


I Love My Mum Because
by 
Petra James
Illustrated by Alissa Dinallo 

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 26th March 2019
Pages: 32
RRP: $14.99
Format Read: Hardback
Source: Courtesy of the publisher

This book is for you and your mum.

Draw, decorate, colour in, count, spot the mum, make a butterfly (or two) and then present the book to your mum for any special occasion: birthday, Xmas, Mother's Day ... or just because.

An interactive picture book to personalise for your mum.



Out in bookstores in time for Mother’s Day giving, what could be more cherished than a book completed by your own child. There are activities to share; colour the flowers, write a wish inside the bubbles, play hide & seek, go on an ice-cream hunt, help the tooth fairy find the tooth. Thirty two pages of fun colouring and activities for you to share and keep as a lasting reminder of your little ones thoughts and dreams.


Dot loved this book! The only thing she loves more than craft and colouring-in is drawing pictures of her mum and the first pages of the book have gorgeous frames to draw pictures of Me and my mum. Ditto didn’t get a look in with this book so I was delighted to see that I Love My Dad Because will be out in August 2019, just in time for Father’s Day.


Dot's drawing of her mum.

                             



The book, designed and illustrated by Alissa Dinallo, features bright engaging colours and the illustrations have a childlike whimsy about them that is sure to appeal to young children.

I Love My Mum Because is an interactive picture book perfect for ages 3 – 7

Dot & Ditto's rating 5/5  ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ 

About the author 

Petra James is the author of ten books for middle-grade readers. She has worked in publishing for more than twenty years, and has been a children's publisher for thirteen years.

About the  illustrator

Alissa Dinallo has been a book designer for eight years. In  2015, she started her own company and won the Australian Book Design Association Award for Young Designer of the Year. She has designed more than 200 titles and was featured on the Forbes 30 under 30 Arts list 2018.



 

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