C'est la première nuit d'hiver. Petite Ourse regarde tomber la neige, elle n'a aucune envie d'aller dormir. « L'hiver nous devons dormir », lui dit Maman Ourse. « Mais pourquoi ? » demande Petite Ourse. « Parce que nous sommes des ours, et les ours dorment tout l'hiver. » Tout l'hiver, cela semble bien long à Petite Ourse. Comme la lune, les collines vont lui manquer. Et encore plus les roulades.
A picture book featuring Anna Hibiscus and she is very happy in it! So happy, in fact, that she can't quite decide what to do with herself!! So she turns to her grandparents, her aunties, her cousins Chocolate, Angel and Benz, her uncle Tunde and her father, who each offer her a way to express her boundless joy.
Is there anything more splendid than a baby's skin? For families of all stripes comes a sweet celebration of what makes us unique--and what holds us together. Look at you! You look so cute in your brand-new birthday suit. Just savor these bouquets of babies--cocoa-brown, cinnamon, peaches and cream. As they grow, their clever skin does too, enjoying hugs and tickles, protecting them inside and out, and making them one of a kind. Fran Manushkin's rollicking text and Lauren Tobia's delicious illustrations paint a breezy and irresistible picture of the human family--and how wonderful it is to be just who you are.