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Grandmother's Song

Illustrated by Pamela Rossi

A new baby is a special gift. In this glorious, warm, and lyrical tribute to life and its cycles, the birth of a baby, her growth, and the birth of her baby are celebrated in a way that will touch all hearts.

Rain and moon, kittens and fish,

snow and grass, elphants

and honey,

I give them to you.

I give them all

to your mother

and you.

Photograph © Marion Dane Bauer

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book On My Honor and the New York Times bestseller My Mother Is Mine. Her other titles include A Mama for Owen, If You Were Born a Kitten, Grandmother’s Song, and Thank You for Me!. She has retired from the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults where she was the first Faculty Chair. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and can be reached at MarionDaneBauer.com.

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