Mommy's Best Kisses
Margaret Anastas. HarperCollins Publishers, $17.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-06-623601-8
Mommy's Best Kisses by Margaret Anastas, illus. by Susan Winter, also explores parent-child affection through animal portraits: ""I kiss your small hands as you reach for my face"" shows a mother chipmunk and child, ""I kiss your five fingers that squeeze mine so tight"" depicts a mother kangaroo with her joey. The closing spreads feature a human mother and child, and include a spread of the sleeping child surrounded by all of the animals mentioned previously.
Reviewed on: 04/01/2003