A newly born baby bird goes on a search to find his mother. Unknown to the baby bird, his mother goes to search for food while waiting for her egg to hatch. During her absence the egg hatches and the baby bird has various encounters to find his mother, sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets, from a dog, to a cow, to a plane, "Are you my mother?" Recommended for ages 3 to 8.
A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother birds egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as shes gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a Snort. The timeless message of the bond between mother and child make P. D. Eastmans Are You My Mother? a must for baby showers, beginning readers, and Mothers Day.
Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
P. D. Eastman was an author-illustrator who created many childrens books, including Are You My Mother?, Go, Dog. Go!, and The Best Nest. Trained at the National Academy of Design, he enlisted in the army in 1943 and was assigned to the Signal Corps Film Unitwhich was headed by Theodor Geisel, who would eventually become known to the world as Dr. Seuss. After Geisel later approached him to write for his new Beginner Book series at Random House, Eastman published his first book, Sam and the Firefly. Since then, Random House has sold more than 30 million books by P. D. Eastman, and he has become one of the most beloved childrens book authors in the world.