cover image BIG MAMA


Tony Crunk, , illus. by Margot Apple. . FSG/Sunburst, $5.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-374-40634-9

Big Mama welcomes the neighborhood children into her home and "lets us do everything" states the narrative. "Through both words and artwork, an affecting portrait emerges of small-town life in a bygone day," said PW. Ages 3-6. (Aug.)