Lullaby (for a Black Mother) Langston Hughes

Lullaby (for a Black Mother)

Author: Langston Hughes
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Book Title
Lullaby (for a Black Mother)
Author
Langston Hughes
ISBN
9780547362656
"My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby? With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. The award-winning illustrator Sean Qualls's painted and collaged artwork captures universally powerful maternal moments with tenderness and whimsy. In the end, readers will find a rare photo of baby Hughes and his mother, a biographical note, further reading, and the complete lullaby. Like little love-ones, this beautiful book is a treasure.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Langston HughesPublisher: Houghton MifflinPublished: 03/19/2013ISBN: 9780547362656Pages: 32Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 10.10h x 9.10w x 0.50dReview Citations: Booklist 02/01/2013 pg. 60Publishers Weekly 02/04/2013School Library Journal 02/01/2013 pg. 94Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2013Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2013 pg. 103Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2013 - Superior,Well Above Average

"My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby? With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. The award-winning illustrator Sean Qualls's painted and collaged artwork captures universally powerful maternal moments with tenderness and whimsy. In the end, readers will find a rare photo of baby Hughes and his mother, a biographical note, further reading, and the complete lullaby. Like little love-ones, this beautiful book is a treasure.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Published: 03/19/2013
ISBN: 9780547362656
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 10.10h x 9.10w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Booklist 02/01/2013 pg. 60
Publishers Weekly 02/04/2013
School Library Journal 02/01/2013 pg. 94
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2013
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2013 pg. 103
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2013 - Superior,Well Above Average

"My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby? With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. The award-winning illustrator Sean Qualls's painted and collaged artwork captures universally powerful maternal moments with tenderness and whimsy. In the end, readers will find a rare photo of baby Hughes and his mother, a biographical note, further reading, and the complete lullaby. Like little love-ones, this beautiful book is a treasure.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Published: 03/19/2013
ISBN: 9780547362656
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 10.10h x 9.10w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Booklist 02/01/2013 pg. 60
Publishers Weekly 02/04/2013
School Library Journal 02/01/2013 pg. 94
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2013
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2013 pg. 103
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2013 - Superior,Well Above Average